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Schuylkill campus student Alyssa marks a square meter of their research transect using a meter long stick as she prepares to count saplings and seedlings.

Schuylkill campus trio conduct environmental research in Costa Rica

A trio of Schuylkill campus students ventured to Costa Rica with the CHANCE program -- Connecting Humans and Nature through Conservation Experiences -- conducting research on hummingbirds' songs and riparian forests.
Schuylkill campus student Alyssa marks a square meter of their research transect using a meter long stick as she prepares to count saplings and seedlings.

Alyssa uses meter long stick

Schuylkill campus student Alyssa marks a square meter of their research transect using a meter long stick as she prepares to count saplings and seedlings.

Schuylkill campus student Alyssa marks a square meter of their research transect using a meter long stick as she prepares to count saplings and seedlings.

Schuylkill Campus Trio Conduct Environmental Research in Costa Rica

The CHANCE program: Connecting Humans and Nature through Conservation Experiences
This peculiar Costa Rican tree grows with its roots above ground.

Above-ground tree roots

This peculiar Costa Rican tree grows with its roots above ground.

Penn State students cross a suspension bridge as they descend into the Costa Rican jungle.

Orange dart frog

Penn State students cross a suspension bridge as they descend into the Costa Rican jungle.

Penn State students cross a suspension bridge as they descend into the Costa Rican jungle.

Penn State students cross a suspension bridge as they descend into the Costa Rican jungle.

students cross bridge

A lizard lounges on a branch at night.

A lizard lounges on a branch at night.

lounge lizard

Schuylkill campus student Alyssa takes measurements while conducting research in the Costa Rican jungle.

Schuylkill campus student Alyssa marks a square meter of their research transect using a meter long stick as she prepares to count saplings and seedlings.

Alyssa conducts research

A pole directs visitors to a number of places on this Costa Rican coffee plantation.

A pole directs visitors to a number of places on this Costa Rican coffee plantation.

coffee plantation directions

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