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A Florida Keys & Everglades Adventure

Course Number: 
ITM-409
Minimum Credits: 
3
Fly to Fort Lauderdale and begin exploring extraordinary places! Skin dive a Florida Key coral reef, canoe and airboat in the Everglades, kayak the Keys, and discover the culture of Key West, Florida. At Big Pine Key explore the marine environment at the Newfound Harbor Marine Institute. Topics of discovery include coral reef diversity, reef fish behavior, and the impacts of humans on coral reefs and the Everglades. Canoe and airboat a portion of the 2,300 square mile Everglades National Park. It is one of the largest national parks and home to some of the most rare and endangered species in the United States. At Key West explore Mallory Square, the Truman Winter White House and the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. In Miami visit the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Spend a January interterm exploring and taking advantage of the warmth of sunny south Florida skies. Who knows, you may meet a manatee.