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

WLE 431 - Wildlife Management in Forestry

Students apply knowledge of silviculture and forestry practices to management of habitat for forest wildlife species.  This course covers concepts of wildlife ecology, biological diversity, ecological forestry, and wildlife habitat management.  Science-based applications will focus on management practices, comparison of management options, and government guidance for managing forest wildlife habitat at varying spatial and temporal scales.  Time in class is divided between two lectures (2 hr) and one lab (3 hr) period each week.  Course may include field trips during class time.


Prerequisites: SFR 408 or SFR 349 or Permission

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3