Conserv. Land Mgmnt Practice
In this course we will investigate conservation and resource management issues with a focus on Trinchera Ranch, a 265-square mile ranch in the greater Sangre De Cristo Conservation Area in southern Colorado. Studying the application of conservation tools and practices at spatial scales from site to landscape, we will explore forest, game, and wildlife management; agricultural production; water use/conservation; fire; and energy. We will visit public and private lands to glean the local, regional and national context and hear numerous perspectives. We will develop spatial (GIS-based) analyses for conservation and management efforts on the ranch and in the region. This course counts as a cognate for ENVS majors.
(Approval required; informational meeting on November 4 at 7:00 p.m. in MBH 331)
- Winter 2014
- Off-Campus (LS Grad. programs) Campus: OFFM (Off Campus)
- 8:00am-4:00pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday (Jan 6, 2014 to Jan 31, 2014)
- William Hegman Marc Lapin
- Social Sciences
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