Biology (BIOL) - Environmental Issues in Forestry

BIOL 3007  Environmental Issues in Forestry


BIOL 2446 or ENSC 2006 or ENSC 2007


ENSC 3007


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course will explore the interactions between humans and forest ecosystems. Emphasis will be placed on the responses of organisms and ecosystems to stress and disturbance, and the management of forest resources from an ecological perspective. Concepts underlying forest sustainability and forest conservation will be examined in the context of natural disturbance, global climate change and increasing human pressure on forests. Students will critically assess and communicate their understanding of environmental issues affecting forests. This course is also offered as ENSC 3007.

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