PWS 411

Watershed Management

Plant and Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Processes and management of the hydrologic cycle of forests and rangelands.

When Taught

Winter Even Years

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Water Management History and Policy

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the history and policy that drives water management in the western US.

Title

Watershed Assessment and Classification

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply assessment and classification tools to watersheds and their components to determine how management actions affect hydrologic responses.

Title

Ecological and Hydrological Processes

Learning Outcome

Students will understand ecological and hydrological processes and concepts and apply them to watershed management actions such as harvesting, grazing, and restoration.