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Costa Rica's Natural Heritage with MSU Professor Dr. Alan Prather

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In this small, nature-kissed Central American democracy, discover staggering biodiversity in four distinct regions, from cloud forest to rainforest, from Central Valley to Pacific Coast.  See Poás Volcano, one of the world’s largest craters, and learn about Costa Rica’s prized export at the Doka Coffee Estate.  During a three-night stay in the Arenal region, enjoy magnificent views of Arenal Volcano.  Visit the remarkable Ecocentro Danaus Biological Reserve.  Meet children at a local elementary school, and experience the rainforest from canopy level on a Hanging Bridges walk.  Continuing on to the amazingly diverse Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, explore this “green cathedral.”  Spend three final nights relaxing at a beautiful beachfront resort in Guanacaste, and take a Tempisque River “floating safari.”  Discover more ecological wonders with a 4-day/3-night Tortuguero National Park pre-tour option.  

A minimum number of participants is required to send the faculty host.

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