Prerequisites: ENSP 101, ENSP 102, BIOL 201 and one 300-level BIOL course for undergraduates; ENV 501 and 502 for graduate students; or permission of the instructor. (Second semester/3 credits)
This course is designed to introduce students to the basic principles of natural resource management and the complexities of applying these principles to real-world problems. The focus is on biological resources, including forest, wildlife and fisheries management. The major techniques used to analyze and manage ecosystems in an integrated fashion, combining biological, economic and political considerations will be covered.