Explore Patagonia! – Abroad101 Cool Program of the Week



Explore Patagonia, Chile with Round River.  Students spend most of a semester hiking, bushwhacking, and back-packing while conducting wildlife research and assisting the local partners with conservation projects in the stunning beauty of this South American region.

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The semester is spent exploring two national parks: Bernardo O’Higgins to the south and Patagonia National Park to the north. Round River partners with CONAF and Conservacion Patagonica to assist with local conservation and biodiversity monitoring projects in these two protected areas. This unique programs give students the opportunity to contribute to local conservation, while gaining valuable field skills and earning undergraduate course credits. Small group size (8-12 students) ensures you get to know other students and instructors well, and allows the group to access remote wilderness areas with minimal ecological impacts.

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