RS 500 - Advanced Rangeland Management

  • 3 credits
  • Online

The emphasis of this course is linking bio-physical and human systems to ensure sustainable practices and uses. The class is designed for individuals from all backgrounds who have an interest in management of rangelands or other natural resources.

Students can expect the outcomes below from taking this course:

  • A life model for management of natural resources with emphasis on rangelands.
  • An understanding of the fundamental organizing ideas, concepts, and facts that form the basis for natural-resource decisions.
  • Application of adaptive management to sustain people and ecosystems in a changing world.

This course can be applied toward:


One course in basic ecology.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Range Management Principles and Practices, 6th Ed. (2011)
    Holecheck, Pieper, and Herbel
    ISBN: 0-13-501416-6


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