Students Study Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Publication Date: 7/8/2010
Nine Rhodes students recently participated in the inaugural Rocky Mountain Ecology Maymester course in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Engaging in indoor and outdoor classes, the students received credit through the Rhodes biology department and instruction from the Teton Science Schools’ faculty and graduate students.
They are Tyler Catterton ’13, Allie Dillon ’12, Haley Johnson ’12, Jaimie Hayes ’13, Brad Hensley ’12, Kelsey Jones ’13, Kathy Marr ’13, Madeline Scott ’13, Melissa Porter ’11.
This field course focused on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and addressed topics such as regional geology; influence of topography and climate on vegetation; and community interaction of plants and animals.
Read more about the students’ participation in an article posted on the Teton Science School’s website.