The UM Field Station is an excellent location for field trips and a number of faculty utilize the station for instruction during the academic year. Typically, about 2,000 students and others visit UMFS each year, including introductory visits for incoming freshmen. UM courses utilizing the station range from Wetland’s Ecology to Wetlands Law and Regulation in the School of Law. A number of science courses visit the station for day trips or to conduct projects during the semester and include such topics as geology and hydrology, entomology, ichthyology, mammology and ecology. Graduate students, primarily in the Department of Biology, utilize the Field Station for their thesis research.
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