Forest Management and Planning (3) Rationale, process, and tools for forest management decision-making and planning. Developing and communicating forest plans for forested properties.
FOR 466W Forest Management and Planning (3)
Students learn the rationale, processes, and tools for forest management decision-making and planning. They learn to identify and obtain information needed for management decision-making and planning. They learn to develop management alternatives and to use appropriate data and tools to evaluate those alternatives. Students learn to apply financial analysis to evaluate the financial viability of stand-level forest management activities. Students develop and write forest management plans for small (≤ 250 acres) and large (> 250 acres) forested properties. Students identify how alternative forest management objectives are balanced in developing management plans. Students evaluate and critique public agency forest management plans.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.