Watershed Management

Watershed Management
Processes and management of the hydrologic cycle of forests and rangelands.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBIO 350; or PWS 350
 TaughtWinter even years
 ProgramsContaining PWS 411
Course Outcomes

Ecological and Hydrological Processes

Students will understand ecological and hydrological processes and concepts and apply them to watershed management actions such as harvesting, grazing, and restoration.

Water Management History and Policy

Students will understand the history and policy that drives water management in the western US.

Watershed Assessment and Classification

Students will be able to apply assessment and classification tools to watersheds and their components to determine how management actions affect hydrologic responses.