Urban Forest Management: Managing Greenspaces for People

Course ID: 
FNRM 4501 / 5501

(3.0 cr; =[FNRM 5501]; spring, every year)

This course is designed for upper level undergraduate and graduate students in urban forestry, forestry, natural resources, landscape architecture, landscape design and planning curriculi. This is a management course with less emphasis on tree care than FNRM 3501. Topics of study include: risk assessment and management; inventorying and developing maintenance programs; legal perspectives of urban forest management; urban user preferences; minimizing green and gray infrastructure conflicts; protecting the resources during development and urban expansion; storm preparedness and response.

Syllabus (.pdf)