75 North Eagleville road
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Connecticut
In a nutshell
Join students from UCONN and from South America and experience one of the most remote, pristine and biologically rich regions of the world: the southern tip of South America. Staying at a research station that is within the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, we will focus on biocultural conservation through a multicultural, interdisciplinary experience that will include elements of biology, philosophy, anthropology, conservation ethics, environmental history and more.
The students returned Tuesday from three days of camping at a spectacularly beautiful site on Lake Robalo, with the rugged, snow-covered Los Dientes de Navarino in the background. Days were full of hiking and activities that included capturing and banding birds, monitoring water quality and aquatic invertebrate populations in the Robalo River, learning about research […]
The nine UConn students arrived in Puerto Williams on the island of Navarino about midnight Saturday, ending a 33-hour ferry ride west on the Straits of Magellan and then east on the Beagle Chanel. We ran into much rain and wind but the water wasn’t particularly choppy so everyone enjoyed the trip. We saw a […]
The nine UConn students arrived safely in Punta Arenas early Wednesday morning, tired but happy to be off an airplane and out of an airport. A couple of the students had been traveling for more than 42 hours. Unfortunately, four students arrived in Santiago without their checked bags, which never got on the plane from […]