ENVS 604 660
BRIGHTMAN, THOMAS M
MES Concentration Course Resource Mgmt
Understanding a region's natural resources and its threats are a key component in land preservation. This course will explore the different drivers and the techniques used to achieve success in small and large scale land protection. This field-based course will explore various strategies for open space conservation and protection, along with cultural perspectives on land preservation. Evaluation of management techniques used on preserved lands will also be investigated. Emphasis will be placed on developing skills in reading the landscape, the landowner, and the political motivators to determine conservation and restoration priorities.
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