2011-12 Catalog

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Offering Description

Sustainable Forestry: A Study in Natural Resource Management

Fall 2011 quarter

Richard Bigley forest ecology, sustainable forestry

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.


Advertised Schedule
6-10p Wed
Online Learning
Enhanced Online Learning
Greener Store
Undergraduate Credit Option
Requires Faculty Approval
Offered During