RS 329 - Rangeland Assessment

  • 1 credit

RS 329 Rangeland Assessments is a week-long intensive field course intended to build students' field skills in identification and mapping land classification units (ecological sites), assessment of soil and vegetation relative to reference conditions for a particular site, and use of state and transition models to interpret current and potential conditions. Students integrate and apply knowledge of soils, plant communities and range management principles to assess, interpret and describe current and potential future conditions on a management unit, and present their results in a professional oral and written report.

Prerequisite

F 310/RS 310; RS 300; SOCR 240.

Important Information

Registration is restricted to students admitted to the Master of Natural Resources Stewardship degree program. Contact Sonya Le Febre the week prior to the course start to inquire about registering as a non-admitted student.

Instructors

Maria Fernandez-Gimenez

Professor

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