Tropical Ecology Trip Itinerary
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Tropical Ecology Trip 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 P├íjaro 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