Course Dates for 2015: 16 - 25  August

The course is designed for students, amateur naturalists, conservation biologists, and other biologists who have an interest in learning more about butterfly and moth taxonomy.  It will emphasize taxonomy, ecology, and field identification of lepidopterans in southeastern Arizona.  Lectures will include background information on the biology of animals and their importance in pollination biology.  Field trips will provide participants with collecting, sampling, and observation techniques and lab work will provide instruction on specimen identification, preparation, and labeling.

To see more photos from previous workshops, visit http://nitro.biosci.arizona.edu/lep/course.html

For more information click on links to course announcement and application forms below.


Application Form

Cancellation Policy


Preferred methods of payment are personal check, traveler's checks, certified check, or money order, made payable to SWRS.  If you need to use a credit card, please purchase a certified check, traveler's checks, or money order with your credit card.

If you reside outside the United States, please submit your payment in the form of a certified check, money order, or bank transfer in the net amount of your fees in U.S. Dollars.  As above, if you need to use a credit card, please purchase a certified check, money order, traveler's checks, or arrange a bank transfer with your credit card.  Please contact the Station to obtain details for a bank transfer to SWRS.
Transportation costs between home and Tucson (air) and the SWRS (auto) are to be borne by all participants. As participants register, we will send out email addresses so that participants can contact each other to carpool to and from the station.


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