PWS 357

Techniques for Wildlife Investigations and Management

Plant and Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Investigatiion and management of fish and wildlife populations. Methods for population assessment, capture, handling, marking, radio-telemetry, behavioral studies, and human disturbance. Lab is required.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Recommended

PWS 350, 355

Title

Wildlife Investigation and Management Methodologies

Learning Outcome

1) Wildlife Investigation and Management Methodologies Students will be able to perform rigorous literature reviews, to apply the scientific method for wildlife-related problem solving, to evaluate research and management data objectively, and to communicate results effectively.   2) Stewardship and Professional Judgement Students will be able to identify and articulate principles of stewardship as a basis for professional judgment.   3) Plant and Wildlife Identification Students will be able to identify wildland plants and wildlife species common to the Great Basin and describe how they function in the environment.   4) Wildlands Management Students will be equipped to apply knowledge of ecology to wildlife and wildlands management.   5) Tools, Techniques, and Application Students will be able to apply tools, techniques, analytical thought, and the scientific method to ecological and management issues.