BIOLĀ 0016T. Coastal Habitats of Northern California

Units: 2
Hours: 54 (27 lecture, 27 laboratory)
Field course exploring the unique biological and ecological features of the California north coast, which may include Redwoods National Park, Prairie Creek Redwoods, and Big Lagoon. Coastal ecosystems studied include the redwood forest, coastal grassland, rocky tidepool, marshes, stream, bog, coastal strand, and mixed-evergreen forest (their climate, geology, ecology, and plant and animal diversity). The human impacts of a growing population with resource demands discussed. Hiking may be necessary. Camping, entrance and transportation fees may be required. Students may be required to provide their own transportation. (CSU)