[F&ES 969b]

Rapid Assessments in Forest Conservation

2014-2015
Credits: 3
Spring 2015: Not Offered
 

 

An advanced interdisciplinary course concerned with assessing the protection and management of biologically diverse, complex forested ecosystems that produce various goods and services. Examples of independent case analyses concern landscape management of biogeographic regions in the Pacific Northwest, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Belize, central and southern Mexico, and the Panama Canal Watersheds. Students are encouraged to travel on extended class field trips to these regions. Three hours lecture. Eight days fieldwork. Next offered Spring 2017

Prerequisites for F&ES 969:
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 the instructor.
Limited enrollment.