Forest Planning and Management

Course ID: 
FNRM 3471 / 5471

(3.0 cr; =[FNRM 5471]; Prereq-Intro silviculture or concurrent registration in silviculture or #; A-F or Aud, fall, every year)

Processes and techniques for scheduling forest management activities. Goals and objectives of landowners, industry, government, and society. Key issues in forest management and policies/regulations that influence management. Decision analysis: predicting forest outcomes, financial analysis, forest regulation, mathematical models, linear programming, tactical forest management, and economic analysis. Consideration of landscape-level management, desired future conditions, historical range of variability, wildlife management, carbon sequestration, resource monitoring, certification, and adaptive management.

Syllabus (.pdf)