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The course will meet weekly during the spring 2024 semester and will culminate in a 9-day trip to Belize May 5-13, 2024. The trip will include two days of activities on the mainland, including exploring Mayan pyramids, taking a traditional ethnobotany tour, and visiting the Belize Zoo. The remainder will be spent at the Belize TREC research/education station on Ambergris Caye, for five days of snorkeling in different locations on the Belize Barrier Reef. The expected trip fee is ~$3,000, which will cover roundtrip airfare from Kansas City as well as transportation, lodging, meals, and entrance fees in Belize. BIO 220: Natural and Cultural History of Belize is a 3-credit elective course open to all MWSU students. For more information about the course and/or how to register, please contact Dr. Mark Mills ( or Dr. Carissa Ganong (