2011-2012 University Catalog 
2011-2012 University Catalog

PRLS 253 - Florida Everglades Canoe Expedition

Credits: 3 (NR)
Focuses on developing the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, manage, and participate in extended wilderness excursions by canoe in remote locations, while exploring a region’s natural history. Students will be engaged in classroom preparation; training in canoeing and wilderness travel/living skills; group leadership; and environmental education in the Everglades National Park ecosystem. The class will travel and camp for 6 days/nights in the Everglades back country by canoe as a self-contained group. Students will perform a service project in the park. For students planning careers in outdoor recreation, interpretation, and natural resources management and planning; and students with a general interest in the course topics.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 2
Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 1