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CalNat West Valley College Ecology of the Sierra Nevada
Contact: Leticia Gallardo, leticia.gallardo@westvalley.edu
Sponsor: UC California Naturalist

Full course website: https://calnat.ucanr.edu/Take_a_class/WV_College/ 

BIO 56 Ecology of the Sierra Nevada, 3 Units

This course explores the natural history and ecology of the Sierra Nevada. This general education course includes an overview of the climate, evolutionary history, biogeography, community structure, natural history, and ecology of the plants, mammals, birds and insects of the Sierra Nevada range. Students also have the opportunity to gain an understanding of basic field techniques. This class is held in the field with required preliminary class meetings at West Valley College. Students are responsible for transportation and costs associated with travel, camping equipment, and related expenses.

Dates: June 21 - August 3, 2023

Delivery Mode: Hybrid

Lecture: June 21 - July 26, 2023; Monday(s) & Wednesday(s), 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Field Trip: July 28 - August 3, 2023

Fees: WVC class fees are $46 per unit

Contact: Leticia Gallardo, leticia.gallardo@westvalley.edu, (408) 741-2416

Registration: Apply and Register for Classes