The Radford Amazonian Research Expedition (RARE) provides undergraduate students with a unique opportunity to conduct original biological research in a primary Amazonian rainforest ecosystem. Learn more about the research.


The Las Piedras Biodiversity Station is situated within 30,000+ acres of pristine rainforest located along the Las Piedras River, encompassing a wide variety of microbiomes and habitats. Learn more about the station.


Photo galleries of the 2016 RARE trip to the Peruvian Jungle are now updated. Come back weekly for new photos. You can also follow along on Facebook.