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NR 356 Conservation, Systems, and Sustainability
Spring 2014


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Syllabus

DEANE WANG

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Catalog Description

NR 356 - Conservation, Systems & Sustainability
Conservation concepts and practice, viewed through the lens of history, systems, and sustainability. From site to landscape scale, with case studies and practitioner interviews. Prerequisite: An upper-level ecology or field science course. Cross-listed with PBIO 356.

Course Goal:

To provide students with a broad overview of the foundations and practice of conservation including both specific techniques and “tools,” and larger scale strategies. The emphasis will be on U.S. conservation. In addition the course will emphasize critical thinking, systems analysis, and synthesis.  


Mail questions and comments to Deane.Wang@uvm.edu .