|Students get a view of the Mata Mata Turtle in BioTrek's Rain Bird Rainforest Learning Center. A recent $20,000 donation from the Boeing Defense and Space Group will go toward supporting BioTrek curriculum.|
Cal Poly Pomona is grateful to have received a $20,000 donation from the Boeing Defense and Space Group. This is the third gift in two years, totaling $68,500. The gift will go toward supporting BioTrek curriculum guides, classroom materials, equipment and learning material.
When selecting higher education programs and initiatives to support, the Boeing Defense and Space Group focuses on those aimed at improving the quality of higher education and enlarging the pool of well-educated graduates.
The BioTrek program at Cal Poly Pomona is an educational enterprise of the Biological Sciences department. Initially funded through the generosity of the Rain Bird Corp., its learning centers bring to the public both hands-on and electronic educational experiences of the world?s rainforests, aquatic environments of the tropics and California, and California indigenous plants and people.
For more information about BioTrek, visit www.cpp.edu/~biotrek. Tours can also be provided by calling (909) 869-6701.