Wellington, New Zealand
Land of the Long White Cloud: Ecosystems of New Zealand

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Program dates: September 6 - 18, 2022

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Explore the other side of the world with CoF faculty to learn about forest ecology and resource management in a changing climate.

New Zealand is a country of stunning landscapes – ancient Kauri forests, spectacular mountains, alpine grasslands – and fascinating indigenous Maori culture.  A leader in progressive action on climate change, carbon sequestration, and conservation, New Zealand also has a highly productive timber industry which is critical to its resource- and export-driven economy.  Students will delve into forest ecology and resource management on both the North and South Island – visiting native and plantation forests, bubbling geothermal hotspots, and a field station located in the majestic scenery of the Southern Alps.  And for fans of Lord of the Rings, there’s a special visit to the Hobbiton film set.

For more information about the course, application process, funding, or other logistical details, please contact Kerry Menn.

 

Faculty-led programs are open to ALL OSU STUDENTS

This includes all majors and campuses, including E-campus, Cascades, dually enrolled students at partner Community Colleges, and our main campus in Corvallis. Because these programs are short-term, they tend to bring together diverse groups of graduate and undergraduate students, online and campus-based learners, students of different ages, majors, and life experiences. That diversity makes group interaction so much richer because there are so many different perspectives.

 

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