University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Forestry

FOR 001 - Forest Conservation

Introduction to the ecology and management of American forests: forest distribution, ownership, and ecological factors, species interactions, multi-resource management goals, and silvicultural practices. Cannot be taken by Junior/Senior-level Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources students.

FOR 112 - Nat Res Ecol and Assessment 2

Introduces concepts and skills important for assessing forest ecosystem structure and functioning to inform forest management and other natural resource conservation decisions.

FOR 182 - Advanced Forestry Seminar

In-depth examination of contemporary issues in forestry. Prerequisite: Junior standing in Forestry. Credit arranged.

FOR 191 - Forestry Work Practicum

Supervised work experience in forest resource area. Credit arranged.

FOR 193 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion

FOR 233 - Management of Forest Woodlots1

Introduction to the knowledge and skills required for serving forest management needs of small properties in New England and beyond. Prerequisite: FOR 223.

FOR 272 - Sustain Mgmt Forest Ecosys

Principles of long-term planning and plan implementation in support of sustainable forestry; Adaptive management; biodiversity and ecosystem health; major management planning project. Prerequisites: FOR 122, NR 205, FOR 223.

FOR 291 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Findings submitted in written form as prescribed by department. Offered at department discretion Prerequisite: Senior standing.

FOR 299 - Honors

Honors project dealing with the biology and/or management of forest ecosystems. See Program Chair.

FOR 385 - Selected Problems in Forestry

Advanced readings, or a special investigation dealing with a topic beyond the scope of existing formal courses.