PARKS AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

OED3PWM

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop a working knowledge of key elements in natural and cultural resource management, with particular reference to protected areas. Topics include weeds and feral animals, legal and scientific approaches to natural resource management, use of protected areas as a baseline for research and management, and the interplay between natural and cultural resource management. Case studies focus on biodiversity and heritage management practices in south eastern Australia. This subject includes a 4 day field trip with overnight camping.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMarcus Morse

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials and practical work

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Protected Area Management: Principles and Practice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWorboys, G., Lockwood, M. & De Lacy, T.

Year2001

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PublisherOUP.

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Practical Conservation Biology

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLindenmayer, D., & Burgman, M.

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PublisherCSIRO PUBLISHING

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand the underlying concepts and fundamental ideas underpinning biological conservation and develop an overview of the status of biological conservation in south eastern Australia
02. Understand the spatial factors at work in conservation and protected area management and demonstrate skills in field survey techniques
03. Develop an overview of the main factors and patterns of ecological disturbance and of the social and legal setting within which protected area management takes place

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