2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Sustainable Forestry: A Study in Natural Resource Management

Fall quarter

Faculty: Richard Bigley

Fall: CRN (Credit) Level 10415 (4 GR)  

Credits: 4(F)

Class Standing: Graduate

Offered During: Evening


Sustainable Forestry: a study in Natural Resource Management is lecture and field-based introduction to forests of the Pacific Northwest, the science of forests and associated aquatic habitat management and the forces of change on their management. Case studies from forest, wildlife and fisheries management will examine 1) how  society catalyzed, and forest science has fueled, recent developments towards a sustainable forestry; 2) the role of habitat restoration in sustainability of both forests and fisheries; and 3) insights into the future of ecosystem-based management. Weekend field trips will provide an insider's perspective into the fount line of natural resources management science and policy. The course will provide background, and an introduction to analysis skills to help evaluate policies and strategies for management, restoration and protection of forests and the services they provide.


Maximum Enrollment: 18

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Wed

Undergraduate Credit Option: Requires Faculty Approval

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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