Tropical Ecology Trip Itinerary

Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica TENTATIVE 2018 Itinerary
March 24 - Saturday
Flight to San Jose, Costa Rica 
Overnight in Alajuela at Hotel Brilla Sol


 March 25 - Sunday
Pick up at Hotel Brilla Sol for transport to UGA Ecolodge
Afternoon hike -Guided Natural History Walk
General Orientation and Introduction to field station
Instructor lesson on field research and making species lists


March 26  - Monday
Morning birding and/or milking
Talk: Plant Communities of Costa Rica
Leaf print making
Talk on Introduction to the Birds of San Luis
Homestay orientation


March 27  - Tuesday
Morning birding and/or milking
Targeting global warming: UGA Costa Rica Carbon Offset Program at the Pájaro Campana  Biological Corridor
Sustainability Tour of UGA Costa Rica Campus
Group Research Project 
Meet up with homestay family 
Dinner and stay overnight with homestay family


March 28  -  Wednesday
Day in Monteverde Area
Skywalk - Guided walk
Butterfly Garden
Dinner and stay overnight with homestay family


March 29  - Thursday
Botanical & Medicinal Plant Garden Tour
Talk on Pajaro Campana Biological Corridor by Debra Hamilton
Group Research project
Night hike with Insect trap viewing
March 30 - Friday
Depart UGA Costa Rica
Day in Monteverde Area
Guided hike at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
Hummingbird gallery
CASEM  Cooperativa de Artesanas de Santa Elena y Monteverde (artisan cooperative)
Bat Jungle 
Depart for Hotel Brilla Sol
March 31 - Saturday
Flight to San Francisco, CA