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ENV 1013   Principles of Natural Resources Management   Credits: 3

In this course, students will develop an understanding of historical and current utilization of natural resources in Canada and Ontario, such as logging, pulp-and-paper production, the fur trade, fishing and hunting, and their economic, as well as environmental impacts. Students will discuss Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources tree harvesting prescriptions, reforestation, and forest conservation practices with emphasis placed on forestry practices in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence and Boreal Forest ecosystems. Students will also be introduced to basic techniques employed in fish and wildlife management, including habitat and population surveys, habitat improvement, fishing, hunting and trapping regulations, and control of problem wildlife. Students will also explore and discuss the effects of various outdoor recreation practices on the natural environment, especially within provincial/national parks and other designated green spaces.

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