EAGLE LAKE BIOLOGICAL FIELD STATION

SUMMER SESSION 1997

Raymond J. Bogiatto, Director *


Deadlines: 16 May - Applications Due

9 June - $100 Deposit Due

7 July - Full Payment of Fees

 

I.) Title: Field Biology

Course Number: Biology 142

California State University, Chico

Instructors:

Raymond J. Bogiatto, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico

Shelly A. Kirn, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico

Units:

3 Semester Units

Dates:

June 16 - 20 At CSU, Chico

June 23 - July 5 At Eagle Lake

Course Description:

Plant and Animal morphology, classification, and ecological relationships examined through field, lecture, and laboratory study.

PREREQUISITES: Biology 1 or BIOL 8

Fees: CSUC Dept. of Continuing Education Fees + ELBFS Fees ($350.00)

TOTAL FEES................... $710.00



II.) BIOL 296B: Field Studies In Natural History

COURSE TITLE: An Introduction to the Natural History of Eagle Lake and the Western Fringe of the Great Basin Desert

California State University, Chico

Instructor:

Raymond J. Bogiatto, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico

Units:

2 Semester Units

Dates:

June 20 : Orientation at CSU, Chico

June 23 - July 5: At Eagle Lake

Course Description:

This course will emphasize the biology and natural history of vertebrate taxa common to the Eagle Lake Basin and the western fringe of the Great Basin Desert. Ecological and evolutionary concepts will be stressed throughout the lecture, lab, and field c omponents of this course.

PREREQUISITES:

BIOL 9 (General Botany), 10 (General Zoology), and 12 (Cell Molecular Biology) or BIOL 6AB are recommended as prerequisites for this course.

Fees: CSUC Dept. of Continuing Education Fees + ELBFS Fees ($350.00)

TOTAL FEES...................$592.00



III.) Title: Zooarchaeology and Field Ecology Field School

Course Number: Biology 298C / Anthropology 298C

California State University, Chico

Instructors:

Dr. Frank Bayham, Department of Anthropology, CSU, Chico Raymond J. Bogiatto, Department of Biological Sciences, CSU, Chico Nette Martinez, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Units:

3 Semester Units

Dates:

July 20 - 9A.M. Orientation Meeting at CSU, Chico

July 20 - August 9 - At Eagle Lake

 

Course Description:

An intensive field-based introduction to identification techniques and interpretive procedures used in the analysis of animal remains from archaeological sites. Ecological principles and vertebrate natural history will be explored through field observations. A laboratory component will involve the identification of vertebrate osteological remains. Student research projects will focus on reconstruction of prehistoric subsistence strategies and human ecology on the fringe of the Great Basin Desert.

 

PREREQUISITES:

BIOL 6AB or equiv. or Introduction to Archaeology

 

TOTAL FEES................... $1,050.00

 




IV.) Course: WFB 100

Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

University of California, Davis

Dates: 9 - 16 September (dinner on 9 - breakfast on 16)

Reserve: All Cabins, Dorms, etc.



*Please contact the Eagle Lake Biological Field Station Director at (916) 898-4490, other course instructors through their respective Department Offices, or the CSU, Chico Department of Continuing Education at (916) 898-6105 for additional information including registration fees and procedures.