Conservation & Land Management

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Course Number: 
ENVS 604 960
Instructor: 

BRIGHTMAN, THOMAS M

Course Note: 
Some Saturday field trips will be required. MES Concentration course in Resource Mgmt
Course Description: 

Using protected lands in the Delaware Valley, this field-based course will explore various strategies for open-space conservation and protection. In addition, students will be introduced to land management techniques used on such sites to restore or preserve land trust properties in accordance with goals set for their use or protection. Sustainable land uses such as community supported agriculture, ecovillages, and permaculture design will be covered. Emphasis will be placed on developing skills in "Reading the Landscape" to determine conservation and restoration priorities. Students will produce a site assessment report on sites that they visit.

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