Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties. Committed to creating student success and making a difference in the communities it serves, NWCCD serves over 8,000 credit and non-credit students per year.
This variable credit course integrates classroom and on-site instruction to introduce students to the fundamental principles of tropical biology, the natural history of important tropical plants and animals, and their conservation. Students will be introduced to a variety of habitats including several dramatically different types of forest. Field orientation at each site visited includes identification and natural history of the area, area management and history, and cultural considerations necessary for conservation and research in the tropics.