ENV 260 Forest Ecology and Management

4 credits, Spring

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.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in BIO 115 and ENV 255

Fees: Fees may be required for field trips.