HS 318F — Practices and Economic Tools for Sustainable Forestry
Meets for one-half semester and yields half-course credit.
Sustainable management of forests for wood and other products is important to secure income and resources while simultaneously protecting biodiversity and watersheds, as well as helping mitigate and adapt to climate change. Students explore ecological concepts and logistics of forest management and also examine the theory and practice of cutting edge economic tools for forest conservation and carbon sequestration, such as payment for ecosystem services (PES) and REDD+. Usually offered ever year.