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ENVS 130 Sustainable Land Management

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Course Description

Investigates the application of biological principles of population biology, ecosystem processes, and natural resource conservation, to sustainable land management systems in San Mateo County. Partnerships with local businesses and agencies allows students the opportunity to observe the implementation of sustainable management practices in fisheries, forestry, agriculture, and development. Students learn how to estimate a population size, analyze soil fertility, learn to interpret GIS data, and evaluate the economic viability of land management practices.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC