The Highlands Biological Station, an inter-institutional research center of the University of North Carolina, is offering its 2011 series of summer courses and workshops that can be taken for undergraduate OR graduate credit toward your academic program... Scholarships, Grants-in-aid of research for graduate students, and summer internships also available. Highlands, North Carolina, is located in the southern Blue Ridge Mountains, at an average elevation about 3,800 feet, and situated near the Nantahala National Forest, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Appalachian Trail, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. For more information and to apply, visit www.wcu.edu/hbs or e-mail hbs at email dot wcu dot edu.There are several interesting classes along with the NATURAL HISTORY ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP with Nancy Lowe called "Discover Life in America" (May 28 - June 1st). You can email me at elizabeth at dulemba dot com for more information or contact the school directly.