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Conservation and Land Management

Conservation and Land Management

Term
Course Number
ENVS 604 660
Course Code
ENVS604660
Course Key
68155
Day(s)
Monday
Time
6:30pm-9:30pm
Instructor
BRIGHTMAN, THOMAS M
Course Note
MES Concentration Course Resource Mgmt
Course Description
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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