Department of Biology
One University Plaza, MS 6200
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
A diversity of terrestrial (forest and lowland) and aquatic (e.g. wetlands, streams,
and the Mississippi River) field research sites are within easy travel time and distance
from the campus - including departmental Kelso Wildlife Sanctuary (10 minutes from
Southeast is a member of consortia that provide student access to courses and facilities
at the Saint Louis University Field Stations (Reis and Lay Field Stations) in Missouri
oak-hickory forest, and the Gulf Coast Research Station in Mississippi.
Collaborative opportunities exist for work with regional, state, and federal resource
Excellent access to computer and library materials.
Well-equipped for field and laboratory research projects.
Home of Regional Vertebrate Museum, Insect Collection and Travis Brooks Herbarium
Collaboration with regional health facilities
Collaborative Management of (soon-to-be- developed) Regional Nature Center with Missouri
Department of Conservation
Kelso Wildlife Sanctuary is used by faculty, undergraduate and graduate students
in course and field research projects. The site is 7- 10 minutes from campus, and
supports Ozark Border oak-hickory Quercus-Carya forest with American beech Fagus grandifolia
and tulip poplar Liriodendron tulipifera on moister north-facing slopes.
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