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James K Agee
ESC 326
Seattle Campus

Wildlife Habitat and Silviculture

Principles of wildlife habitat in forest and range ecosystems. Silvicultural principles applicable to wildlife conservation and management. Prerequisite: either ESRM 302 or ESRM 303. Offered: Sp.

Class Description

Principles of silviculture: the growth and tending of forest stands; Principles of grassland, shrubland, and forest management for wildlife; Habitat models and landscape management for wildlife; Habitat conservation plans.

3 lectures a week. Majors will be taking ESC 351 concurrently, which is a field-based lab course.

Recommended preparation

ESC 322, Forest Ecosystems ESC 350 Wildlife Biology and Management or equivalents

Class Assignments and Grading

1 midterm Several problem sets Final exam

Midterm: 40% Problem Sets: 20% Final: 40%

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by James K Agee
Date: 03/24/2003