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Winter primate field school - last-minute spots available!

Educational Organization:
Maderas Rainforest Conservancy

Date Posted:

Program Description:
Are you looking for a primate field school this winter break?

There are still a few last-minute spots available in our primate field school in Nicaragua!

The winter field school runs from December 27 2017 (fly in to Managua) to January 7, 2018 (fly out of Managua).

All students are trained in primate behaviour field techniques and complete an independent project.

Summer 2018 sessions are also available in La Suerte, Costa Rica:

In La Suerte, Costa Rica:
Summer 2018 session A: June 21 (fly in) to July 17 (fly out)
Summer 2018 session B: July 19 (fly in) to August 14 (fly out)

Apply now for Maderas Rainforest Conservancy's Primate Behavior and Ecology course! La Suerte is home to mantled howler monkeys, white-faced capuchin monkeys, and spider monkeys, while Ometepe is home to mantled howler and white-faced capuchin monkeys. Students will spend mornings observing and collecting data on monkeys, and afternoons attending daily lectures, participating in group discussions, and working on assignments. The course will culminate with independent projects on primate behaviour. This field school is excellent preparation for graduate work in primatology.

Entrance Qualifications:
No specific prerequisites necessary.

For more information and to apply, visit

Contact Dr. Bolt for further information.

Other MRC field courses with other start dates are also available.

Tuition / Fees:
$2 095 USD for course tuition, meals, lodging at the research station, and in-country group transportation. Airfare is an additional cost.

Support (scholarships, travel):
An annual scholarship is offered through the American Society of Primatologists. For more information, visit

Contact Information:
Dr. Laura Bolt


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