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BIOL0302A-F13

Vertebrate Natural History

Vertebrate Natural History
This course deals with the natural history of vertebrates in the context of the forests, fields, wetlands, and rivers of western Vermont. We will explore in depth the taxonomy of the local vertebrate fauna; techniques for capturing and handling live animals, particularly birds, mammals, and fish; and address experimentally specific questions about the distribution and abundance of vertebrates in a range of natural plant communities. Topics considered will include conservation biology, population and community ecology, and behavior. Field work will involve several early morning and weekend trips. (BIOL 0140) 6+ hrs. lab/field.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
91613

Course

BIOL0302

All Sections in Fall 2013

Fall 2013

BIOL0302A-F13 Lecture (Trombulak)
BIOL0302Y-F13 Lab (Trombulak)
BIOL0302Z-F13 Lab (Trombulak)