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MID-CONGRESS FIELD TRIPS

Torres del Paine National Park (20-21 January):

The bus will depart for Puerto Natales from UMAG on Wednesday, January 20 at 19:00 hrs. The journey will resume the next morning at 08.00 hrs following an overnight stay in Puerto Natales. The expected time of return to Punta Arenas is around mid-night on Thursday 21. The final drop-off point will be the Muñoz Gamero (Main) Square. Trip coordinators: Juan-Carlos Aravena and Osvaldo Vidal.

Fort Bulnes (21 January):

Departure will be from the Muñoz Gamero (Main) Square, Punta Arenas at 10:00 hrs. The expected time of return to the Square is 18:00 hrs. Trip coordinators: Claudio González-Wevar and Sebastian Rosenfeld

Pali Aike National Park (21 January):

Departure will be from the Muñoz Gamero (Main) Square, Punta Arenas at 09:00 hrs. The expected time of return to the Square is 20:00 hrs. Trip coordinators: Rodrigo Villa and Fabiana Martin.

Bring warm clothing, sun block, drinking water, and be ready for strong winds and rain. Meals are included on all trips. Persons going on the Torres del Paine trip should bring their luggage with them on Wednesday morning. A place for storage of luggage will be available in the Cordenap building. Please note that collection of biological, geological and soil samples is not permitted in Chilean national parks, unless a permit has been issued by the Corporación Nacional Forestal (CONAF).

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