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College Course Visits

College Course Visit OSBS serves an extraordinary outdoor classroom for college students that are working on a degree that focusses on ecology and the natural resources. The station assists instructors to challenge students to observe natural processes, formulate questions, and think critically about environmental issues. College students have a chance to apply the information they've learned in classrooms and books to real world scenarios.

Academic courses visiting OSBS have the opportunity to:
  • Gain hands-on experience with natural resources such as flora, fauna, water, soils, plant communities
  • Engage in ongoing resource management processes such as prescribed fire, exotic-invasive species, and habitat restoration.
  • Provide an environment for students to conduct independent study projects
  • Provide instructors a safe and secure facility to bring their students
  • Utilize data sets to enhance the teaching experience
  • Interact with researchers and resource management professionals
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Contact UsLast Revised: December 31st, 2015