NRES 499 XM2 - Fundamentals-Applied Ecology
Experimental course on a special topic in natural resources and environmental sciences. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 12 hours as topics vary. Class Schedule Information: Field trip fee may be assessed for some sections.
Taught by a practicing consulting forester, this course will provide students with an introduction to the theory and practice of controlling the establishment, composition, structure and growth of forests, with an emphasis on practical applications to forest ecosystems common to Illinois and the surrounding region. Topics will include stand dynamics and growth, regeneration methods, managing forests for non-timber objectives, and forest health and protection. There will be one optional day long field trip. Online scheduled class sessions require that each student have high speed internet access and either a headset with microphone or an external microphone and speakers so they may participate in the class discussions.
Academic Program Restrictions:
MS:Crop Sciences -UIUC MS:Nat Res & Envrn Sci -UIUC MS:Nat Res Env Sci -UIUC NDEG:Grad Nondegree-CE-UIUC NDEG:Undergrad Nondeg-CE-UIUC MS: Agricultural Educ -UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate
Credit: 3 hr
Term(s): Fall , Summer