Chautauqua Course 18
Ecology and Geology of the
P. KELLY WILLIAMS, Department of Biology,
DONALD SULLIVAN, Department of Geography,
Late July, 2015 on Mt Evans
(near Idaho Springs),
Note: This course will run from early morning to late evening each day. Estimated cost for lodging and meals is about $50 per person per day. This course has a course fee of $495 (in addition to the $100 application fee) which covers field trip costs and other course related expenses. See note below concerning high elevations and medical problems. Also see the Western Slope course, DAY-13, which occurs immediately after this one. For those in both courses, rides are offered from the first to the second.
four day course will focus on the ecological communities and geological
features of the Colorado Front Range.
The geological setting of the Front Range is one of remarkable contrasts
from glaciated Pre-Cambrian 14,000 foot peaks to the folded and faulted
sedimentary rocks as the
Lodging will be at the
Photographic images and the course schedule can be found on the web at: academic.udayton.edu/kellywilliams
For college teachers of: biology, geology, environmental science, science education and other disciplines. The course will be offered at a general level. Prerequisites: none.
Tentative Costs for 2015
Application fee: $100
Course fee: $495 [Due in April 2015]
Optional on-site lodging and meals: approximately $195 total for 4 nights and 12 meals at Field Station
Williams is Professor of
Biology at the