Highlights from the 2017 Field Course Season at BFREE!

Highlights from the 2017 Field Course Season at BFREE!
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During the past 20 years, BFREE has hosted groups from over 50 universities, colleges and high schools. Many return on an annual or bi-annual basis. Departments we have collaborated with are wide-ranging and have included; Biology, Solar Studies, Conservation Law, Outdoor Programs, Tropical Biology, Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability, Psychology, Geography, Conservation Ecology, Tourism and Recreation, Sociology, Anthropology, Statistics and Genetics, Natural Resources, Fine Arts, and Forestry.


University articles featuring BFREE field course experiences:

Study Abroad in Belize: Students partner up with non-profit to help save a critically-endangered turtle

Published by Flagler College – July 26, 2017

Promoting Environmental and Cultural Awareness through Experiential Learning 

Western Michigan University visit Maya archeological site of Xunatunich.

Western Michigan University visit Maya archeological site of Xunatunich.

by Jessica Evans and Elissa Graff of Lincoln Memorial University – Spring 2013

Students in Belize Course Encounter Rare Rainforest Cat                                   
Published by Sewanee: The University of the South – June 2012

Greening the Curriculum: Art & Biology in Belize 
by Elissa Graff of Lincoln Memorial University – Fall 2010

The Topic’s the Tropics
by Paul Pickhardt and Greg Smith of Lakeland University College – Fall 2008



Below are some of those partners who have recently partnered to bring field courses to BFREE.

Alderson – Broaddus College, West Virginia

Canterbury High School, Florida

Case Western Reserve University, Ohio

Delaware State University

Emory and Henry College, Virginia

Environmental Research Institute, Belize

Flagler College, Florida

Georgetown Day School, Washington, DC

Humana People to People, Denmark

Hocking College, Ohio

Humboldt State University, California

Independence High School, Belize

Independence Junior College, Belize

Keene High School, New Hampshire

Lakeland University, Wisconsin

Lees-McRae College, North Carolina

Lincoln Memorial University, Tennessee

Marlboro College, Vermont

Marshall University, West Virginia

Nebraska Wesleyan University

New York City College of Technology

Otterbein University, Ohio

Pepperdine University, California

Polaris High School, Alaska


Sacred Heart Community College, Belize

Sewanee: The University of the South, Tennessee

Simon Fraser University, Canada

Sterling College, Vermont

St. Mary’s College, Maryland

SUNY Potsdam, New York

Texas A&M University

University of Arkansas

University of Belize

University of Calgary, Canada

University of the Cumberlands, Kentucky

University of Central Arkansas

University of Charleston, West Virginia

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

University of New Hampshire

University of North Carolina, Wilmington

University of Florida, Gainesville

University of Richmond, Virginia

Vermont Commons High School

Western Michigan University

Wildlands Studies, California

Winona State University, Minnesota

York University, Canada