September 16-18 the SURF LLC travels to the CI Santa Rosa Island Research Station for a thinking and writing retreat. The purpose of the retreat is to focus on interdisciplinary approaches to research questions. In addition SURF faculty and others from across disciplines will join us.
- Stacey Anderson (English)
- Colleen Delaney (Anthropology)
- Jennifer Perry (Anthropology)
- Cause Hanna (Director, SRI Research Station)
- Geoff Dilley (Biology)
- Sean Kelly (Political Science)
- Don Morris (National Park Service, Retired)
- David Daniels (Anthropology Support)
Activities throughout the weekend examine Santa Rosa Island from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Thinking and writing activities examine how disciplinary perspectives provide unique insights on the Island, and how these perspectives overlap and compliment each other. See assignments here.
Be sure to print out and sign your liability waiver.
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What about food?
Everyone takes responsibility for preparing food and cleaning up the research station. Below is a rough menu and sign-up sheet for participants. An editable spreadsheet is here.
|Santa Rosa Island Course Trip|
|Student Sign-Up||Day 1||Day 2||Day 3|
|Meal||Mexican: Burritos & Tacos||Bagels, Cereal, Eggs, Sausage, Fruit, Orange Juice||Sandwiches (Lunch Meat & PB&J), Fruit, Granola Bars, Chips||BBQ: Hambugers, Veggie Burgers, Baked Beans, Salad/coleslaw, cornbread||Cereal, Pancakes, Bacon, Fruit, Orange Juice||Sandwiches (Lunch Meat & PB&J), Fruit, Granola Bars, Chips|
|Shopping List||Tortillas (large & small), beans (black & refried), spanish rice, shredded cheese, romaine lettuce, ground meat, sour cream, tomatoes, salsa, tortilla chips, onions, bell peppers, etc.||Bagels, cream cheese, cereal, eggs, sausage, fruit (bananas, oranges, apples), orange juice, coffee, creamer||Bread, lunch meat, peanut butter, jam, fruit (oranges, apples), granola bars, chips (small bags), carrot sticks, etc.||Hamburgers, veggie burgers, hamburger buns, baked beans, salad/coleslaw, cornbread mix, condiments (ketchup, mustard, mayonaise), etc.||Cereal, pancake mix, fruit (bananas, oranges, apples), bacon, orange juice, etc.||Bread, lunch meat, peanut butter, jam, fruit (oranges, apples), granola bars, chips (small bags), carrot sticks, etc.|
|Dessert & Snacks||Trail mix, cookies, chocolate, fruit, crackers, chips & salsa, veggies & hummus etc.|