Life in the Field


Himalayan Environment and Development Studies
Faculty Post

Amongst the Wildflowers

by Jesse Lewis, M.S.

Innumerable switchbacks guide our way steadily up towards the 14,000 foot Chele-la, one of the highest road passes in Bhutan linking the Paro and Haa Valleys. Having reached mid way the temperature has dropped and the vegetation changed. Where before...
October 9, 2018
Wildlife Management Studies
Student Post

Tanzania: Stunning, Connected

by Ashlyn Heniff

Now that we’ve spent over a month in Tanzania, this is the first time many of us have traveled somewhere and truly felt like more than just tourists. Everything we learn both in and outside of the classroom is interconnected...
October 9, 2018
Turks & Caicos Islands
Marine Resource Studies
Faculty Post

Drinking Wine with Mermaids

by Franziska Elmer, Ph.D.

In the first weeks of the program, SFS students are busy getting accustomed to their new home: to field station life, the local culture, the local climate and also the local flora and fauna. The first few weeks of Tropical...
September 26, 2018
Amazon Studies
Faculty Post

VIDEO: Tracking Andean Bears in Peru

by Mark Bowler, Ph.D.

Earlier this semester, SFS Peru journeyed to Wayqecha Biological Station, on the edge of Manu National Park, to learn about bear conservation. SFS' Dr. Mark Bowler put together a video of the trip - check it out below! Dr. Bowler...
May 7, 2018
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