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Apply to Our Mexico Tropical Forest Research Program

September 1-12 and 14-25, 2012

You can now apply to participate in our latest research expeditions, to the Tropical Deciduous Forests of Alamos, Mexico. Anyone 18 and over is welcome to apply! To find out more about this project, what is done, and how you can help, please see the project pages. If you think you might want to join us, please see our expedition application page.


For this September's research trip to the Alamos region, we will be stopping on the way back for a day and night at San Carlos, a beach town on the coast of the Sea of Cortez. There we will have time to rest, play, and snorkel on the beaches and clear, warm waters of the sea.

Previous participants: take a few minutes to fill out our post-expedition survey.

2011 Program Fees

Fees for one term are $1,200, and $2,200 for two terms. Note: Those attending two terms will be responsible for paying for three nights accommodation between terms. We can arrange accommodations and possible volunteer activities for you. Full payment is due one month prior to departure. See our payment page for instructions.


Registration fees include:

  • Travel to study site from Tucson
  • All room and board on study site
  • One night accommodation in San Carlos
  • Specialized field equipment
  • Field training in ecological techniques
  • Services and supervision of herpetologists in the field

Expenses that are not included are:

  • Transportation to Tucson, Arizona
  • Accommodations and food in Tucson
  • Food in San Carlos
  • Required travel Insurance
  • Anything on the Applicant Checklist
  • Tuition and fees for university academic credit (optional)

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