NATR 220: Wildlife Habitat Management

Credits 5 Lecture hours per quarter 55
Quarter Offered

Wildlife habitat management improves existing habitat for the benefits of animals and healthy ecosystems. This class focuses on wildlife habitat management, population demographics, interspecies interaction, analysis of contemporary wildlife management problems, and planning for sustainable wildlife habitat. This class may include students from multiple sections.

  1. Describe the development of wildlife management.
  2. Discuss the history of wildlife exploitation and the conservation movement.
  3. Identify effective wildlife habitat conservation methods.
  4. Describe the negative effects a lack of conservation can cause on wildlife habitat.
  5. Describe the basic habitat requirements of all wildlife.
  6. Explain how specific human activities harm and benefit wildlife and wildlife habitat.
  7. Describe management practices for sustainable wildlife habitat and endangered species.