F&ES 683b / 2017-2018
Seminar in Tropical Forest Restoration in Human Dominated Landscapes (First Class: Tues, Jan 16 4-5pm)
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 is taught online, part in a series of weekly discussions. Optional 1-credit field trip on dry tropical forest restoration, Azuero, Panama. Prerequisite: F&ES 659b. Enrollment limited to sixteen.
The first class will be held on Tuesday from 4-5 in Marsh Hall in the rotunda.
Limited to 20
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