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Spring 2011-2012
WWS 586B / EEB 516   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Topics in Science Technology and Environmental Policy - Biodiversity Conservation: Scientific and Policy Issues

David S. Wilcove

This course examines the ways in which science has influenced public policy with respect to both endangered species and ecosystems. Important case studies from different regions of the United States are examined in detail, emphasizing the key scientific studies and how they affected decision-making. Topics include the northern spotted owl and the Clinton Administration's Northwest forest plan, the reintroduction of the gray wolf to Yellowstone National Park, and the conservation of endangered species on private lands.

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

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Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42351 S01 01:00:00 pm - 04:00:00 pm T   Robertson Hall   035   Enrolled:13 Limit:20