PWS 419

Forest Management and Ecology

Plant and Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Managing forests, emphasizing ecosystem managment.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Note

Field trips required.

Title

Forest Structure

Learning Outcome

4.     Be able to quantify forest structure and production 

Title

Tree Species

Learning Outcome

7.     Identify 75 tree species located in Utah and on BYU campus. 

Title

Stewardship

Learning Outcome

1.     Articulate their role as stewards over forested environments. 

Title

Management Decisions

Learning Outcome

3.          Apply knowledge of forest structure, function, and process in making management decisions

Title

Global Forest Diversity

Learning Outcome

2.     Appreciate the diversity of forests world-wide and their importance to human populations. 

Title

Wildlife Habitat

Learning Outcome

6.      Relate forests to wildlife habitat

Title

Pest and Disease Control

Learning Outcome

5.     Recognize forest pests and diseases and know appropriate control techniques.