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CONS 449C Directed Studies in Natural Resources Conservation - DIR ST NTL RS CN

In special cases and with the approval of the instructor concerned, a student may carry out directed studies of specific problems in natural resources conservation.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
Temp. UnavailableCONS 449C 101Directed Studies1

Please register in UFOR 100 (Greening the city : An Introduction to Urban Forestry)

UnreleasedCONS 449C 103Directed Studies1

See Program Director

Temp. UnavailableCONS 449C 202Lecture2 Tue Thu14:0015:30
CONS 449C 205Lecture2 Mon Wed16:0017:00

This course is a Conservation Economics Course.

Here is the course theme: Members of a community have decided that they value a species, an ecosystem, waterway or grassland, or that their cultural or spiritual values are threatened by activities on a landscape. Ecologists have developed a model of the dynamics on this landscape and made recommendations. Now what?


Conservation Economics develops the understanding of human behavior, trade-offs and incentives in problems related to environmental conservation. Using a problem-based approach to learning, we will use these tools to explore how members of a community can engage with the government and other local stakeholders to develop policies that incorporate the trade-offs involved in protecting species, ecosystem and landscape values.

For the full syllabus please contact Forestry Student Services

CONS 449C L05Laboratory2 Tue15:0017:00
UnreleasedCONS 449C 206Lecture2 Wed14:0016:00