Locations: Tanzania


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The SFS Center for Wildlife Management Studies


The SFS Center for Wildlife Management Studies in Tanzania is a hub of research where SFS students and faculty collaborate with local stakeholders to investigate issues of conservation and human-wildlife conflict in the nearby communities and protected areas.

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Fundamentals of Wildlife Management


Kenya + Tanzania. In this two-country fundamentals course, the world-famous national parks and reserves of Kenya and Tanzania are your classrooms. Through safari drives and field excursions, study wildlife found nowhere else on the planet – in person. Discuss different approaches to wildlife management and conservation, and learn about traditional knowledge and culture from Maasai and other community groups. Learn More

Availability
Summer 2020

Jun 1 - Jul 1

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Wildlife Management Studies


Explore the iconic landscapes of Tanzania. Meet the country’s charismatic wildlife – from magnificent lions and elephants to thunderous herds of wildebeest and zebras – as you learn about their ecology and behavior. Experience the rich culture and traditions of Tanzania’s Maasai, Iraqw, and Hadzabe tribal communities while collaborating on issues of human-wildlife conflict and climate change. Finish the semester with an in-depth field research project. Learn More

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Spring 2020

Jan 27 - May 8

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Fall 2020

Aug 31 - Dec 11

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Carnivores of the African Plains


Tanzania is home to more than 35 species of carnivores, including the African lion, cheetah, leopard, and wild dog – all of which are on the IUCN Red List. Study the behavioral ecology and conservation challenges facing these incredible creatures, while observing some of Africa’s largest remaining carnivore guilds up close. Learn More

Availability
Summer 2020

Jul 6 - Aug 5

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