Ecology field trips are the cornerstone through which SEEDS will serve freshman and sophomore students who are new to ecology and keen on understanding more. Students spend four to seven days at an ecologically significant site, such as a field station, research laboratory, or national park, learning about the science of ecology, exploring career options, and seeing the practical applications of ecology. Students have the opportunity to find out more about what ecologists do through hands-on experiences with professionals, to receive training in specific areas, and to build networks with students and professionals.
Applications are now OPEN for the next SEEDS National Field Trip to the University of Minnesota Center for Limnology.
Beginning in 2013 with support from the National Science Foundation, ESA will offer: