Course Descriptions

HS 300F — Integrated Conservation and Development

Meets for one-half semester and yields half-course credit.

Focuses on how to reconcile priorities of biodiversity conservation with socioeconomic development. The course looks at a number of case studies to identify and examine recent field methods of community-based conservation, ecosystem-based management, and protected area alternatives to achieve conservation, sustainable use, and equity while advancing social, environmental, and economic justice. Usually offered every year.