Sustainable Forestry: A Study in Natural Resource Management

Fall 2014 quarter

Taught by

MES Faculty

Sustainable Forestry: A study in Natural Resource Management is lecture and field-based introduction to forests of the Pacific Northwest, the science of forests and associated aquatic habitat management and the forces of change on their management. Case studies from forest, wildlife and fisheries management will examine 1) how society catalyzed, and forest science has fueled, recent developments towards a sustainable forestry; 2) the role of habitat restoration in sustainability of both forests and fisheries; and 3) insights into the future of ecosystem-based management. Weekend field trips will provide an insider's perspective into the fount line of natural resources management science and policy. The course will provide background, and an introduction to analysis skills to help evaluate policies and strategies for management, restoration and protection of forests and the services they provide.

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 6-10p Wed


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Online Learning

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Undergraduate Credit Option

Requires Faculty Approval

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Fall)

Class standing: Graduate

Maximum enrollment: 15


Course Reference Number

(4 GR credits): 10147

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