April 10 - The Grasslands of Colorado
The dry plains along the Rocky Mountain Front Range host a very old ecosystem that is in decline due to agriculture and development. Short and sparse, we easily ignore it, but its plants and animals are the tough natives that live here.
May 8 - Costa Rica
A small stable country in Central America, Costa Rica has made ecotourism a priority. About the size of West Virginia, it is an easy place to see diverse tropical plant communities and their animals.
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