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The Costa Rica Science Exchange

Through a collaboration with the Sister Cities program, Estes Park (the gateway community to Rocky Mountain National Park) supports a high school student science exchange with the Santa Elena Cloud Forest in Costa Rica. Students who participate study several common species in both parks, including Mountain Lions/ Pumas and birds. Note that this project is currently in the pilot phase.

Project URL: http://www.nps.gov/rlc/continentaldivide/international-partnerships.htm

Geographic Scope: International

Project Status: In Planning or Pending

Participation Tasks:

Start Date: 2015

Project Contact: ben_baldwin@nps.gov

Federal Government Sponsor:

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Other Federal Government Sponsor:

Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: Sister Cities

Fields of Science: Animals, Biology, Birds, Ecology and environment, Education, Nature and outdoors,

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development,