Rangeland Vegetation Improvement

Rangeland Vegetation Improvement
Habitat improvement for domestic and wild animals. Plant control by mechanical equipment, herbicides, and prescribed fire. Restoration of disturbed lands.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 RecommendedPWS 330, 350.
 NoteField trips required.
Course Outcomes

Rangeland Vegetation History

Apply the historical and successional history of land to current rangeland vegetation conditions and treatments

Land Management Goals and Planning Methods

Describe and plan biological, chemical, mechanical methods, and fire to achieve land management goals.

Site Potential and Fuels

Assess site potential and fuels relative to potential vegetation changes with and without management.

Revegetation, Rehabilitation, and Restoration

Apply and plan revegetation, fire rehabilitation, and restoration practices to rangelands.

Plant Control, Revegetation, and Restoration Practices

Integrate plant control, revegetation and other restoration practices to meet land management goals

Rangeland Vegetation Improvement

Become familiar with approaches, practices, and outcomes of rangeland vegetation improvements in actual field situations.