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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Silviculture and Forest Management

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NATR 2235

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

This course is designed to familiarize students with basic silvicultural techniques and forest management considerations needed to take care of today’s forests. Topics include cultural techniques used in harvesting, thinning, timber stand improvement, and regeneration. Management considerations for wildlife, watershed, and recreation will be discussed as well. Other topics of discussion will include yearly management and allowable cut information.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NATR 2235 - Silviculture and Forest Management

All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NATR 1112Land Measurementcr.
NATR 1120Dendrologycr.

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Needs to be able to use a compass and read various maps, have pacing skills, and be able to use GPS and GIS. Needs to be able to identify trees and understand the silvics and site ecology and characteristics of an area.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NATR 2235 - Silviculture and Forest Management

There are no corequisites for this course.