"Zoology Class had a Field Trip to Amistad National Park in Del Rio"

Email this article 12/08/2011

zoology trip SWTJC Eagle Pass, Biol 1413 General Zoology Fall 2011 class took a field trip to Amistad National Park, in Del Rio on Nov.1, 2011. The goal of the visit was to learn about "the natural habitat and the adaptation of wild animals".

 

During the visit, Ms. Lisa Evans, Biologist, at the Amistad National Park gave a detailed explanation on, I. Ecology/ Biodiversity: Ecosystem, Endangered Species, Ecosystems, and ii. Human Dimensions: Cultural Awareness, Environmental Values, Networking, iii. Trees, Plants and Lands: Forestry, Forest Fires, Gardening, and Landscaping, Urban Forestry, Nature Awareness: Parks/Trails, Nature Center, Tourism, Wilderness, Recreation & Outdoor Skills, IV. Waste/ Pollution: Toxic, Hazardous, Recycling, Air Pollution, Noise Pollution, and Water Pollution, v. Water: Quality, VI. Wildlife: Endangered/ Threatened Species, Ecology, Habitat, Hunting/ Fishing/ Trapping, Management. Also, annual weather patterns, vegetation, and specific adaptive features of various animals inhabit in the Amistad National Park at different seasons were discussed.

 

The class was accompanied and guided by Ms. Lisa Evans, the Technical Staff of the Amistad National Park, and also the instructor (S.Kannan), during the visit.

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