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Undergraduate opportunities 

REU program in Tropical Ecology and Evolution 

This is a summer experience where students develop a research project under the advice of faculty mentors in areas such as ecology of plant communities, soils, and streams or evolution, such as population genetics.

For more information click here.

College Graduate opportunities

Luquillo Forest Dynamics Plot (LFDP) - tree and seedling censuses

SEEDLING CENSUS --> yearly census of all seedlings in research plots distributed throughout the 16-hectare LFDP.

Next seedling census: January 11-April 15, 2011.

TREE CENSUS --> 5-year census of all trees located on the 16-hectare LFDP.

Next tree census: Begins summer 2011 (will take 9 months to 1 year to complete)

  •    Stage 1: June 7 - Sept 2, 2011

For more information about the seedling and/or tree census, click here.

Please note that we are currently only considering US citizens and permanent US residents for these LFDP opportunities.