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Renee Owens
Renee Owens

Renee Owens



office hours: 3:00 - 4:00 T/Th   Room 2734

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 Welcome Students!

I am a conservation biologist and environmental scientist, my teaching experience includes Environmental Science and Botany here at IVC, Biology and Zoology at Palomar College and SDSU, and Tropical Ecology for Boston University's Tropical Program in Ecuador.

One of my favorite classes to teach at IVC is Environmental Science because it is so relevant to modern day life, and covers so many interesting topics. It is one of the most important classes a student can take, whether they are a new or returning student.

In my photo I'm holding one of the hundreds green anacondas I caught and released for a conservation research project where I lived in a remote region of Venezuela. (The one pictured was named Madonna; she had a star quality about her). We received a grant from National Geographic to study this little-known species, and as a result our work was filmed by National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, Dateline NBC, and BBC. 

See what fun things you can do with a degree in the sciences?

The following are photos of student field trips to Mission Trails County Park, Anza Borrego State Park, the Salton Sea, San Diego River, and Borrego Springs Hawkwatch.





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Wednesday, 22 August 2012 14:19

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