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Field Mammalogy - EEB 453

3 credits

Prerequisites: Two lab courses in Biology and/or EEB, or permission of instructor

Satisfies requirements for: BS, PitE Practical Experience, Biology Lab, EEB Field/Research, and EEB Biodiversity

Meets: Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Instructor: Jessica Light

Course Description

They don’t call ‘em charismatic megafauna for nothing! Expect to be equal parts charmed and astounded in this introduction to the study of mammals.

Learn field methods by conducting research projects on the wild mammals of northern Michigan. These projects are designed to familiarize you with areas of active research and provide practical experience in formulating hypotheses, carrying out fieldwork, and analyzing data. Some familiarity with elementary statistics is helpful, but not necessary.