Program Objectives:

1. Develop critical thinking, communication, and scientific research  skills, as well as practical field research experience important for personal career development. Gain experience writing technical
scientific reports and making formal presentations.

2. Experience different cultures and learn how to incorporate Local and Traditional Knowledge with ecological research and develop ways to interact with communities in order to do research in a
respectful way.

3. Consider the role of protected areas in tourism and conservation and identify meaningful ways to use science as to tool to support management.

4. Obtain a holistic perspective of the ecology and cultures of the Hudson Bay coastal region.

Course Costs: Tuition (~$710), Travel Fee ($1300; covers most Meals, travel and accommodations in Churchill), Travel to Churchill (~$900)