Prerequisites: 38/31:192 or 38/14/31/94:273 or permission of Instructor.

This course is an examination of conservation policies, programs, and management plans for wild animals and their habitats. Lectures and readings stress the importance of interdisciplinary research to incorporate social and natural science understanding into wildlife management programs. Aspects including human dimensions of wildlife use, contingent valuation, endangered species and habitats, wildlife ecotourism will be addressed with respect to regional, national, and international wildlife management initiatives.

Cross-registered with (Environmental Science) 31:374.

3 lecture hours per term, one term

Successors: 38:492.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 38:374 in the BU Course Transfer Database.