Course Description


BI 435 Boreal Ecosystems
4 cr. (1-0-5)
Offered: Summer
Prerequisite: BI 310, junior standing, or instructor’s permission (interview with instructor required).
A 3-week field course based in Canada and/or Isle Royale studying community and ecosystem processes in the boreal forest. Emphasis is on boreal and arctic plant communities and the interrelationships of large herbivores, such as moose and caribou, and their predators.