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

SFR 106 - Forest Land Navigation and Outdoor Preparedness


A hands on, in the field introduction to the basics of forest land navigation for students majoring in natural resources.  Natural resource professionals often work alone or in small teams in remote locations and off trail.  Preparation and planning are the key to safe, successful fieldwork.   The course stresses the use of topographic maps and imagery commonly used by natural resource professionals and how to use them in conjunction with compasses and GPS units.  This course does not cover wilderness first aid.  Lec 1 Lab 3

Prerequisites: SFR 101 or Permission

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 1