Late applications for summer 2018 may be considered. Please contact Kate Dawson
This program provides students with the opportunity to explore the unique flora and fauna of Australia and the country's past and ongoing struggle with invasive species. This program is suggested for Biology majors. Field experience enhances classroom instruction at James Cook University in Townsville, Queensland. During the third week of the course, students take a week-long field excursion to sites near Cairns. Field sites include the Great Barrier Reef, Magnetic Island, Orpheus Island, and the Daintree National Forest.
During the first 2 weeks, students will be staying in single rooms at James Cook University. The middle week will be in Cairns and on Orpheus Island where students will stay in shared dorm style accommodation. During the final 2 weeks of the program, students will stay with host families in Townsville.