Course Title: Natural Resource Management in Northern Wisconsin
Course # 17F01
Dates: Wednesdays, August 9, 16, 23, 30
Time: Aug. 9, 16– 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Aug. 23, 30 -1:00-4:00 PM
Course fee: $35, with $5 discount if registered by July 26.
Required Reading: Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
Outdoors activities will require students to sign a hold harmless disclaimer.
Location: Aug 9 and 16, Mercer Library; Aug. 23-Mercer Library and Paulik forest. Aug. 30 Little Turtle Flowage Wildlife Area and Mercer Ranger Station
Objectives: Students will learn about Wisconsin’s natural resource management from its beginning to the present. The need for management and best practices in fish and water management, forest management, and wildlife management.
Course structure: The course will be given in _4__ sessions, each 2-3 hours long for a total of 10 hours, covering the following topics: