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Francis E Greulich
greulich@u.washington.edu
CFR 101
Seattle Campus

Forests and Society

Survey course covering forest ecosystems of the world, history of forestry and forest conservation, how forest ecosystems function, wildlife in forests, environmental issues in forestry, forest management, economics and products, and new approaches to forest management. Open to majors and nonmajors. Offered: AWSpS.

Class Description

Survey course covering forest ecosystems of the world, history of forestry and forest conservation, how forest ecosystems function, wildlife in forests, environmental issues in forestry, forest management, economics and products, and new approaches to forest management. Open to majors and nonmajors.

Lectures by invited faculty and outside experts summarized during a weekly question and answer session by the instructor.

Recommended preparation

No prerequisites. Students are expected to regularly attend lectures and do the assigned reading.

Class Assignments and Grading

Weekly reading is assigned from the text: Sharpe et al. 2003. Introduction to Forests and Renewable Resources. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill. There are no written assignments.

Weekly quizzes will constitute 60% of the grade and the final examination 40%. No make-up quizzes will be given but the lowest of your two quiz grades will be dropped from the grade calculation. All quizzes and the final examination are closed book and notes. Mark Sense forms are used for testing and may be purchased at any UW Bookstore branch.


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.
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greulich@u.washington.edu
Last Update by Francis E Greulich
Date: 09/03/2003