I help prepare the next generation of society-ready foresters, natural resource managers, and researchers.
FW4150 Forest & Natural Resource Management (3 credits):
This course focuses on forest and natural resources management planning and decision making. It emphasizes structured problem solving frameworks and decision support tools/models, including linear programming and decision trees.
FW4810 Integrated Resource Assessment (aka Capstone) (4 credits)
Provides a capstone experience by integrating techniques from many of the forestry, applied ecology, wildlife ecology, and management core courses. Covers multi-resource inventory of forested landscapes evaluation of forest parameters and the development of management plans for various natural resource alternatives.
FW4151 Advanced Timber Harvesting (3 credits):
Examines quantitative methods for evaluating timber harvest systems and equipment. Emphasizes logging cost analysis, machine rates, harvest productivity, logging sector trends, and environmental protection during logging operations.
FW5510 - 21 Special topics: Sociecological Systems and their Study (1 credit):
Students read and discuss salient historical and current papers dealing with human and natural systems from a socioecological systems approach