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Australia and New Zealand

    Snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef

Sustainability and Conservation-based Service Learning

BIOL 3954
Summer Session I
June 1 - 28, 2017

A 25-day field experience in New Zealand (North Island) and northeast Queensland, Australia (the Outback, Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef). By participating in hands-on service learning projects, we will learn about sustainability, ecological restoration and resource conservation in New Zealand's North Island and Australia's tropical northeast region. Students will learn through classroom lectures and field trips, and then use their knowledge to assist community groups with long-term ecological research and conservation projects.

Faculty Leader:
  •     Lori Blanc
  • Lori Blanc
  • Assistant Professor of Practice
  • (540) 231-5256
  • lblanc@vt.edu
  • Dept. of Biological Sciences
    Derring Hall, RM 4082, Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
Learn more about the Austrailia + New Zealand program

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