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NRSM 405 Managing the Wilderness Resource  

This course studies ecosystem characteristics and basic principles of wilderness management. Separate chapters discuss management of specific wilderness resources such as fire, wildlife, cultural and historical sites, etc.; and, managing non-conforming uses such as grazing, mining, and motorized vehicles and equipment and mechanical transport. The course discusses the use of primitive means to achieve management objectives, use of the minimum tool, and Leave No Trace camping methods.

This course is available for undergraduate credit only.

This course is part of the Wilderness Management Distance Education Program. Courses are offered in two formats: online and traditional distance education (correspondence). WMDEP offers accredited university courses for a comprehensive study of wilderness management. WMDEP is a valuable tool for understanding the wilderness resource and the issues surrounding its management-includes topics from philosophy and ecology to recreation and planning.

 

Course Title: NRSM 405 Managing the Wilderness Resource
UM Academic Credits: 4.00
Course Dates: 9/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
Instructor: Kari Gunderson

For more information, exact course dates, and registration please visit: Wilderness Management Distance Education Program.

 

 

Course Title: NRSM 405 Managing the Wilderness Resource
UM Academic Credits: 4.00
Course Dates: 1/1/2020 - 5/31/2020
Instructor: Kari Gunderson

For more information, exact course dates, and registration please visit: Wilderness Management Distance Education Program.

 

 

Course Title: NRSM 405 Managing the Wilderness Resource
UM Academic Credits: 4.00
Course Dates: 6/1/2020 - 8/31/2020
Instructor: Kari Gunderson

For more information, exact course dates, and registration please visit: Wilderness Management Distance Education Program.