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Forest Management; Au Sable Institute - Great Lakes (Michigan)
Monday, May 18, 2020, 8:00 AM to Friday, June 05, 2020, 5:00 PM EST
Category: Course

Course Description:
BIOL 371 FOREST MANAGEMENT: 4 cr; 100 contact hrs.Introduction to site-level, landscape and multi- stakeholder approaches to forest management, including strategies of climate change adaptation and mitigation. Theory, application, and techniques of forest management for specified values and objectives including instrumental (economic/utilitarian and life support such as wood production, habitat and watershed protection and climate moderation) and non-instrumental values (such as aesthetic, moral/spiritual values e.g. recreation). The course will address the evolution of forest management practice and some specific practices, methods and techniques of growing trees and the development and care of forests(silviculture) as applied to natural forests managed for various objectives.

Web Address of Course Info:

Contact: Dr. Brian Keas, [email protected], 231-587-8686