Educational opportunities

Fellowships, graduate programs, etc

New Mexico: Native bee study, Applications close February 19.  A two-year study of native bee pollinators (approx. March-October each
year) is starting at Carlsbad Caverns NP. If you know of anyone with skills and interest in backcountry desert hiking, entomology, and desert plant
identification, please pass this along. Or post it on university bulletin boards.
Official announcement
Information provided by:  Renée West, Supervisory Biologist, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, 3225 National Parks Hwy., Carlsbad, NM 88220,
office: 575-785-3099, fax: 575-785-2317

Oregon:  2010 Summer program for undergraduates in pollination biology at Oregon State University this summer. Research experience funded by NSF. Official announcement website  Competitive opening for several students.

Missiouri:  CANPOLIN Pollination course at the Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO.  The course schedule was designed primarily for undergraduates and graduate students at Canadian institutions as it is funded, in large part, by NSERC.  Consequently, American students may not be able to fit in a workshop that overlaps with Spring courses and exams.
Dates: April 19-30, 2010,  Arrival to housing April 18
Includes: John Dwyer Public Lecture in biology at 4 PM on APril 23.  The lecturer for 2010 is Dr. Robert Raguso (Cornell University), and international authority on the biochemistry and ecology of floral scents.

Application date: March 1, 2010.
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