4sem. hrs.(3:3)Experience in field studies, organizing field notes, collecting and methods of preserving organisms for teaching and museum purposes. The course includes field ecological sampling methods, environmental data collection, safety, logistics, and proper scientific equipment operation. Requires permission of the instructor. Corequisite: Safety training given in SMTE 0091 - Biological Laboratory Safety Seminar is required for continued participation in this course. Offered summer semester every year.