Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

ENV 3450 Conservation Biology

Prerequisites: BIOL 2108K

3-0-3

This course will cover the fundamental principles of conservation biology. Topics will include the history and development of the conservation movement, an examination of human impacts on plants and wildlife, interaction of conservation and society, and the management and conservation of endangered species. Class exercises will cover quantitative techniques used to evaluate and predict the status of plant and animal populations and ecological methods for monitoring and maintaining biodiversity in ecosystems.

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