NRSM 465 - Foundations of Restoration Ecology. 3 Credits.
Offered spring. Prereq., WRIT 101 or equivalent, one intermediate writing course, graduate or junior or senior standing and NRSM 265 and one 300-400 level ecology courses: BIOE 370, BIOE 428, BIOE 447, BIOE 448, FORS 330, or NRSM 462; or consent of instructor. This course covers the primary ecological theories that inform the practice of ecological restoration. Topics include the dynamic nature of ecological systems, community assembly, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, food web dynamics, ecological engineering, macroecology, and statistical issues and study design.
Gen Ed Attributes: Writing Course-Advanced