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Instructor Class Description

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Kern Ewing
ESRM 490
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Individual tutorial study of topics or courses under development to address the latest scientific developments in forest resources. Offered: AWSpS.

Class description

Summer 2008:

This course will be taught primarily by field trips to restoration sites. We will learn how to analyze success or failure in restoration by looking at young and old restoration projects in a variety of settings, including wetlands, prairies, forest settings, oak woodlands, highly urbanized areas, etc.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Going to sites and working with the instructor to determine the effectiveness of restoration projects.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Each field trip will be to a different site. For each site students will prepare a site description and an evaluation checklist to determine the effectiveness of the restoration.

Site descriptions and restoration evaluation sheets will form the basis for grades in this class.


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.
Last Update by Kern Ewing
Date: 04/04/2008