F&ES 683b / 2015-2016
Seminar in Tropical Forest Restoration in Human Dominated Landscapes
This course is a hybrid online/seminar discussion with a one week field trip over March break that is tenatative
This seminar is focused on the biological and social science, management and policy governing reforestation in tropical regions. Topics covered include the ecology and management of native species plantations and second growth forests; understanding the social drivers and barriers of restoration; and becoming familiar with the methodological protocols of gathering and assessing social, economic, and cultural values. A particular emphasis is placed on tropical Asia and Latin America. Part of this course will be taught online, part by a series of weeklydiscussions.
Limited to 15
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