Grand Canyon, AZ - May 17–23, 2015
Topic: Ecology and recreation in the National Parks
Trip Description: Spend the week in the Grand Canyon learning about the ecology of the canyon, and how it is preserved and protected. We will be doing service to repair and prepare campsites for the millions of visitors who come to enjoy the park from all over the world. Each morning, we will meet with various National Park staff to learn about the ecology of the park, the impact of tourists on the ecology, and the role of fires to the local ecosystems. We’ll also take some time to go to museums, visitor centers, ranger programs, and hike to experience and see the canyon.
Registration Deadline: April 22, 2015
Pre-Trip Meetings: April 29 & May 6, 2015, SU 211, 5-6 p.m., locations will be in the Student Union and will be emailed to trip participants.
Trip cost: $100