ENV 260 Forest Ecology and Management

Emphasizes the ecology and management of forest ecosystems. Students will study the forest environment, structure, function, and dynamics with an emphasis on anthropogenic influences and management. This course introduces silvicultural systems and practices and their underlying ecological basis while providing fundamentals for forest management decision making in the context of sustainability and conflicting demands. Included laboratory will practice and apply concepts discussed in lecture. Fees: Fees may be required for field trips.

Credits

4 credits

Prerequisite

A grade of C or better in BIO 115 or ENV 150 or ENV 165 or PHYS 115

Offered

Spring, even years

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