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Conservation Science Intensive - Virtual Summer Program for High-School Aged Young Women

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Academic Level:
High School Students

In this virtual program, young women participants will meet and learn from Audubon Canyon Ranch conservation science staff, from research ecologists to communications professionals to land stewardship practitioners. Participants will deepen their naturalist skills and explore conservation science where they are, all within a framework of strong leadership; a culture of safety, encouragement, and mutual respect on all levels and at all times.

This virtual program is similar to a college-level seminar-style class. It is best suited for individuals with a budding interest in conservation science and a desire to think deeply, reflect internally, and discuss collaboratively.

Daily programming will include: group discussions, independent study, team building activities, and more. A week-long programs will be held.

Former CSI participants had this to say: "Something I took away was that there were so many more connections and roles within conservation science than I ever really thought about or knew and it was really interesting to learn about them." and "I feel like I took away so much from the experience! It was the most interesting thing I've done this summer and by far the most well organized and informative virtual event that I've done."

WHERE: Each day, participants will gather on Zoom and complete independent activities between the hours of 9:00 a.m. PST and 3:00 p.m. PST. Participants are expected to be available for the duration of the program.

WHO: Young women entering their junior or senior year of high school in fall are invited to apply. Applicants must live within the Pacific, Mountain, Central and Eastern US time zones.
accepts non-us citizens

Participating Institution(s):
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Audubon Canyon Ranch (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Natural Resources
Plant Sciences
STEM Fields

Community Ecology
Environmental Biology
Natural Habitats
Natural History
Plant Ecology
Terrestrial Ecology
Wildlife Biology

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Page last updated 4/7/2022
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