2019-2020 Catalog with Addendum II 
    
    May 27, 2022  
2019-2020 Catalog with Addendum II [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOA 345 - Wildlife Ecology


Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 6
Credit Hours: 4
Terms Offered: Summer, on demand

This course covers the ecology, conservation, and stewardship of wildlife species and their habitats. The main components of the course includes growth and structure of natural and managed populations, environmental and human social factors affecting wildlife communities, and wildlife conservation. The course is set in the context of the historical development of the field from management, to ecology, and to the land ethic of Leopold. It also includes discussions of how to apply this information for management and stewardship of non-game and endangered species, and long-term prospects of wildlife in changing environmental, climatic, and social contexts. Laboratory graded and credited with the course. Prerequisite: BIOL 112 /BIOL 114  and BIOL 113 /BIOL 115  with a minimum grade of “C”. Course offered at Au Sable Institute. Travel to site required.



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