We’ve completed our pre-trip meetings and are ready for another field-reporting adventure in Costa Rica — the sixth straight year of trekking through a wonderful set of habitats (natural) and communities (human) in search of stories to tell.
I’m already proud of this team of nine terrific students and the attitudes and ideas they’re bringing to the journey, which will include some familiar stops and plenty of new ones. See their pre-departure thoughts above, and then please follow our reports soon after our arrival on Dec. 27 in Liberia, Costa Rica. We hope you enjoy and find value in our journalism.
—Bill Allen, assistant professor of science journalism