By Sierra Harden | Mar 2, 2016

ENVIR 280: Natural History of the Puget Sound is open to students of all majors. 

In this couese you will:

  • Explore and understand the landscape of Western Washington and the species that inhabit it. Take an integrated look at climate, geomorphology and vegetation through a natural and social science lens. 
  • Connect to nature and gain valuable hands-on field experience. Students will go on field trips to the Olympic Peninsula, Whidbey Island and the east slopes of the Cascades and identify indicator species for different habitats.
  • Hone observation skills with weekly journaling and study of Washington habitats and species.

General Education Requirements: Counts for I&S/NW and Env. Studies Perspectives & Experiences
Credits: 5
Professor: Tim Billo
Time Offered: Tuesday/Thursday 9:30-11:20
Field Trips: Two required field trips. The first is on April 23-24th and a choice of a second field trip on either May 7th or May 21st. 

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