[F&ES 661] / 2017-2018

Analysis and Development of Silvicultural Prescriptions

Credits: 3

 

 

This course considers selected topics in silviculture or silviculture-related issues for clients within the Quiet Corner Initiative. It explores the silvicultural options and the development of prescriptions for wildlife habitat, trail design, aesthetics, and wood and nonwood products for private landowners. Students complete prescriptions for landowners and administer their implementation based on management plans developed in F&ES 954a. Prerequisite: F&ES 659b or 660a, or permission of the instructor.

Prerequisites for F&ES 661:
F&ES 659: The Practice of Silviculture: Principles in Applied Forest Ecology (Friday field trips)
F&ES 660: Forest Dynamics
Prerequisites: FES 659b or 660a; FES 804b; or permission of the instructor.