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NRES 285 SFP - Field Experience - Urban Ecology and Agriculture

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Field based course that exposes students to procedures and methods used in various resource settings in a hands-on manner. Includes weekly field trips to visit representative natural resource and environmental science settings with supporting laboratory exercises. Content of offerings vary by section, but all focus on resource management, environmental quality and assessment, and effects of consumption and use on the environment. Field trips required. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. May be repeated in the same or subsequent semesters to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: NRES 201 and NRES 219.

Special Instructions:

This field course focuses on aspects of sustainable agriculture and biodiversity in urban settings at the local level but with a global perspective. Students will conduct hands-on activities around their homes or a specific site on campus. Students will also practice their skills working in teams while developing a collaborative project, collecting, and reporting data. There is no course fee for this section of NRES 285. Students are required to log in and use Compass2g (compass2g.illinois.edu) in order to complete this course.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 2

Term(s): Spring


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