F&ES 954a

Management Plans for Protected Areas

2015-2016
Credits: 6 Fall 2015: W, 1:00-4:20, Marsh Classroom
 

 

A seminar that comprises the documentation of land use history and zoning, mapping and interpretation, and the collection and analysis of socioeconomic, biological, and physical information for the construction of management plans. Plans are constructed for private small-holders within the Quiet Corner Initiative partnership managed by the Yale School Forests. In the past plans have been completed for the Nature Conservancy; Massachusetts Trustees of Reservations; town land trusts; city parks and woodlands of New Haven, New York, and Boston; and the Appalachian Mountain Club.. Prerequisite: F&ES 659b or 660a, or permission of the instructor. Ten days fieldwork. 

Prerequisites for F&ES 954:
F&ES 659: Principles in Applied Ecology: The Practice of Silviculture
F&ES 660: Forest Dynamics: Growth and Development of Forest Stands
F&ES 804: Economics of Natural Resource Management
or permission of instructor.
Limited to 20