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FRST 449C Directed Studies in Forestry - DIRECTED STUDIES

In special cases and with the approval of the instructor concerned, a student may carry on directed studies of specific problems in forestry.

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
BlockedFRST 449C 622Directed Studies1

Exploring Forestry and Conservation in China -- A Summer Study Program

This program has been developed as a four-week intensive program offered through the UBC Faculty of Forestry in partnership with Nanjing Forestry University (NFU).

This program contains two UBC courses which provide opportunities for students to examine the current development of Chinese forestry, wood industry, and conservation through indoor lectures, field trips to nature reserves, visits to local industries and plantation areas.

The program content includes vegetation and ecosystem, ecological and commercial forests development, biodiversity protection and management in global hotspots within China, forest policy and economy, commercial plantations, products processing, wood marketing and international trade, as well as the current development of forestland and forest tenure reform.

Since 2012, 33 students (28 from Faculty of Forestry, 2 from Faculty of Science, 2 from Faculty of Arts, 1 from Faculty of Management) went to China through the summer group study program. Through their hard work and team collaboration, many fantastic team papers and group presentations were developed.

Places the students visited 

Nanjing city

Xiashu research forest

Taixing  ginkgo town

Siyang  poplar plantation

Yixing  Bamboo Park

Yancheng  Costal Rare Birds Nature Reserve

Dafeng  Milu Nature Reserve

Yangzhou City

Wuyishan Nature Reserve (on UNESCO list)

Shanghai

BlockedFRST 449C 921Lecture1
FRST 449C 951Directed Studies2
UnreleasedFRST 449C VS1Lecture2 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri8:3016:30