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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WLE 450 - Wildlife-Habitat Relationships

A study of the interrelationships among wildlife species and their habitats stressing application to conservation of biological diversity and management of harvested species. Focuses on a review and critique of habitat objectives, an assessment of habitat components, a discussion of the influence of spatial scales and landscape pattern on habitat quality, a survey of procedures for evaluating habitat quality, a synopsis of inter-specific interactions as they influence habitat relationships, and discussions of the influence of natural and human-caused disturbances on habitat. Lec 3. Course will include field trips on weekends.

General Education Requirements: Together with WLE 455, this course satisfies the General Education Capstone Experience requirement.

Prerequisites: WLE 250 and WLE 410 or permission.

Corequisites: WLE 455

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3