Franklin College 2004 Winterterm Class in Tropical Biology
Franklin College is on a semester system with a 4
week Winterterm in January between Fall and Spring Semesters.
The class, Tropical Biology was offered in 2004 as an
introduction to tropical biology with an emphasis on marine biology.
students participated and the trip was led by Drs. Bill Pohley and
Sara Colburn-Alsop. Those interested can view a class syllabus
with itinerary. We would like to thank Dr. Ken and Maureen Mattes
of Belize Marine TREC for there expertise in arranging the trip.
On the mainland Albert of Cayo Adventure Tours was gratious,
and helpful while serving as our guide and driver. Chena and the
staff at Clarissa Falls provided excellent food and our lodging.
Ambergris Caye, Ken and Maureen Mattes and their staff provided
good food, and support throughout our stay. To all the people
of Belize, we enjoyed our short time in your beautiful and
Finally we would like to thank the students participating in this
adventure for their hard work, good judgement, and responsibility shown
throught the course, but particularly on the trip to Belize. We
were proud of the respect they showed to each other and
everyone we met on our adventure. We were impressed by the high
level of responsibility displayed while on the trip. They are
fine representatives of Franklin College and it was our pleasure to
enjoy the experience with them. We hope you enjoy the
pages below, designed and constructed by the students.
Feel free to contact us if you have questions or comments.
Bill Pohley (email@example.com), Sara Colburn-Alsop
| Ryan Cook, Julie Milligan,
Matt Callen, and Tom
Baird pose at a beach
barbecue with Zach
| Amber Powers,
Edwards, and Elizabeth
Bennett pose at the
Belize Zoo. Click the
photo to view their
| Whitney Geisler, Sara Hall,
Natalie Coers at the window of
their cottage at Clarissa Falls. View
their webpages by clicking on the
| Molly Crone, Dan
Frische, and Ricka
Goodwin, at the
beach. Click to
view their pages.
| Angel Kimberlin and
Matt Runnebohm on top
of El Castillo the
largest pyramid at the
Mayan site Xunantunich.
Click the photo to view
Faulstick, and Tyler
Adams prepare to
go cave tubing.
Click the photo to
| Leslie McAleese, a night on
Click her photo to view her web
| Camie Steiner and
Libby Willson at sea.
Click the photo to
read about their
|Click on this photo of
Shannon Buchanon to
visit her web page.