WILD 485 - Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology. 3 Credits.
Offered autumn. This course is designed to provide students an understanding of the life histories, ecology and importance of macroinvertebrates in freshwater aquatic systems. The primary focus will be on insects, although an introduction to other invertebrates will also be included. The lab portion will involve identification of major groups of aquatic macroinvertebrates and participation in an environmental assessment using invertebrates as indicators of stream condition and restoration efficacy.
...Economics (ECNS), Forestry (FORS, WILD), Geosciences (GEO), Management...M 381 and M 485 are also recommended...