Each year DANTA offers a number of training courses in various aspects of tropical biology. Typically, the courses are one month long but shorter courses are also offered through our organization. The courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical biology and conservation, but have little or no experience of working in aRead more
Tag Archives: Osa Peninsula
PROF. DR. ECKHARD HEYMANN TO GUEST LECTURE IN DANTA’S WINTER 2018/2019 METHODS IN PRIMATE BEHAVIOR AND CONSERVATION COURSE.
DANTA is delighted to announce that Prof. Dr. Eckhard W. Heymann will guest lecture in our winter 2019 (December 28- January 12, 2019) Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation course to be held at Osa Conservation‘s Piro Research station in the spectacular Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Originally from Linden, a small town north of Frankfurt, he is now a senior scientist atRead more
Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates: June 15-July 11, 2018 Program Fee: $3500 Guest Speaker: Dr. Eckhard Heymann Application deadline: June 1, 2018 For more information about the field course, please visit our website and/or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology, and conservation. The course will be conducted at OsaRead more
At the age of six, with a confidence that belied my age, I saddled up to a goliath of a Siberian tiger and leaned my head resolutely on its shoulder. It barely acknowledged me, looking ahead, as if caught in a 70’s era family portrait, while I stared into the camera with a steady gaze, waiting for the click. HardRead more
Danta: Association for the Conservation of the Tropics meant nothing to me until last April. I was sitting in a doctor’s office scrolling through Facebook when I came across the Osa Conservation page; it advertised classes offered by Danta which took place in Costa Rica. I was intrigued as I had been to Costa Rica in 2012 (for a high schoolRead more
My dream has long been to study primates, but implementing this goal is much easier said than done. Most internship opportunities included caring for captive primates or studying primates in a lab setting, neither of which were what I was looking to do. Learning about the programs through DANTA: Association for the Conservation of the Tropics was perfect, as I couldRead more
Prof. Dr. Eckhard Heymann to guest lecture in DANTA’s summer 2018 Primate Behavior and Conservation course.
DANTA is delighted to announce that Prof. Dr. Eckhard W. Heymann will guest lecture in our summer 2018 Primate Behavior and Conservation course to be held at Osa Conservation‘s Piro Research station in the spectacular Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Originally from Linden, a small town north of Frankfurt, he is now a senior scientist at the German Primate Center inRead more