Natural History of the Bay Area by Bicycle and Public Transit
General Catalog Course Title:
Natural History of the Bay Area by Bicycle and Public Transit
Terms Offered:
Fall 2016
Spring 2016

This seminar will focus on the natural history of San Francisco Bay Area. We will discuss topics such as these: twhat organisms depend on the Bay, how the Bay was almost converted to a river, the conservation efforts that saved it, the recnet efforts to re-expand the Bay and restore wetlands, and impending threats, such as oil spills, climate change, and sea level rise. Three hour-long classroom discussions will be supplemented with two day-long local field trips by bicycle and public transit. Students must have a multi-geared bicycle in good working condition, a bicycle helmet, a solid U-lock, and the ability to cycle at least 10 miles. 

For more detailed information about classes, please visit the UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes.