Term: Spring 2018
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.
Introduces concepts and skills important for assessing forest ecosystem structure and functioning to inform forest management and other natural resource conservation decisions.
In-depth examination of contemporary issues in forestry. Prerequisite: Junior standing in Forestry. Credit arranged.
Supervised work experience in forest resource area. Credit arranged.
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
Introduction to the knowledge and skills required for serving forest management needs of small properties in New England and beyond. Prerequisite: FOR 223.
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.
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.
Honors project dealing with the biology and/or management of forest ecosystems. See Program Chair.
Advanced readings, or a special investigation dealing with a topic beyond the scope of existing formal courses.