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2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 350 - Biotic Communities of South Florida

3 Credit(s)

Two-week field trip to south Florida during Winter Session to visit unique biotic communities including subtropical hardwood forests, pine-palmetto scrub, mangroves, coral reefs, and several freshwater wetland communities such as cypress domes, wet sawgrass prairie and deep water sloughs. Participants will see first-hand the ecological problems that beset this part of the country, including water diversion for agriculture, intense urbanization, and the introduction of numerous exotic plants and animals, and will meet with scientists and agency officials charged with management responsibilities for this unique region. Limit to 14 students. Fall.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 300  or instructor permission required.

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