Natural Resource Management: Biotic Resources

flowers, a big tree and plant sampling
Course Number: Geog 657
Course Type: 
Lecture + Activity
Science & Engineering
Geography & Environment
Course Description: 


Management of forest, range and wildlife, including the agencies involved in managing natural resources and relevant laws and policies. Exercises, labs, and field trips will include methods for assessing, measuring and monitoring natural resources, including statistics and geographic information systems will be provided. Field trips to meet experts in the field and examine current problems and solutions within natural resource management. Learning objectives: Understand laws and policies that govern natural resource management.1) Learn methods used in measuring forest, rangeland, and wildlife resources. 2) Write a lab report accurately, concisely, and with precision. 3) Understanding the controversies and complexities in resource management