2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Natural Resource Policy

Winter 2013 quarter

Linda Moon Stumpff natural resource policy, public administration

This course explores the history, impacts and responses to environmental laws and initiatives on public and tribal lands. The roles of federal, state, local, tribal and international bodies will be covered in relation to current issues such as global warming and access to water. Exploring the roles of science and public participation in the policy-making process provides focus for assignments and readings. The 40th anniversary of NEPA, the National Environmental Policy Act opens a discussion of its influence on current environmental issues delineates additional challenging areas for student research.  Key areas to be covered are: * The role(s) of power(s) of government in policy-making

* The roles (s) of power (s) of government in poliicy-making

* Foundations for the study of natural resource policy

* The contexts within which policy-making occurs from local to global, from nonprofit to

   governmental, from political to scientific in scope.

Advertised Schedule
Feb 1-3 & Mar 8-10 Fri 5-9p Sat/Sun 9a-5p
Online Learning
Enhanced Online Learning
Greener Store
Offered During
Evening and Weekend