Discussions, readings, and problem solving to examine factors affecting changes in biodiversity and recovery of listed species. Population ecology is a significant component of this course. Emphasis on policies and management designed to protect endangered species and habitats. Management of nongame species and backyard habitats is included.
Not open to students with credit in FORS 4340/6340
Undergraduate Prerequisite: WILD(FISH) 3000 and WILD 4700/6700 and (FANR 3200 or ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L)
Graduate Prerequisite: (WILD 4700/6700 or WILD 5700/7700-5700L/7700L) and (FANR 3200 or ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L)