ESSE 568: Wildlife/Forest Mgt

2011-08-26 -

Maximum Increased. 7/22/11 - Maximum Increased.

Synonym:

78385 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Peter Palmiotto

Credits:

3

Seats:

19

Semester:

Fall 2011

Meeting Schedule:

Thursdays 9/1 - 12/8 (1:00PM-3:59PM)

Description:

Competency Areas Fall 2010 and later: Methods or elective
Restricted to Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 ES students from July 12 ? 19; open to all ES students on July 20.

This course will focus on management activities and their effects on forested ecosystems. In particular, habitat for wildlife populations, more specifically forest birds and mammals. The course will also address timber, water, aesthetics, carbon and forest certification. Topics covered include NRCS methodology for preparing a forest management/wildlife habitat management plan, wildlife habitat inventory techniques, habitat requirements of game, song, and other non-game birds, and upland and wetland game and fur-bearing mammals, and the integration of game and non-game species management with forest product harvesting