Forest Management and Ecology

Forest Management and Ecology
Managing forests, emphasizing ecosystem managment.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 NoteField trips required.
 ProgramsContaining PWS 419
Course Outcomes


1. Articulate their role as stewards over forested environments.

Global Forest Diversity

2. Appreciate the diversity of forests world-wide and their importance to human populations.

Management Decisions

3. Apply knowledge of forest structure, function, and process in making management decisions

Forest Structure

4. Be able to quantify forest structure and production

Pest and Disease Control

5. Recognize forest pests and diseases and know appropriate control techniques.

Wildlife Habitat

6. Relate forests to wildlife habitat

Tree Species

7. Identify 75 tree species located in Utah and on BYU campus.