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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NRS 464 - Interdisciplinary Ecology of Wolves & Deer

4 Credits

Wolves and deer represent two of the most hottly debated wildlife species in the state and region. Using these two focal species, students gain an in-depth and integrated understanding of wildlife ecology and management. Through an interdisciplinary lens, students experience the diversity of cultural values that surround wolves and deer and examine their ecological and social impacts. Students integrate knowledge and skills gained from prior courses to study an aspect of the species ecology through applied research. Students learn about these topics via a diversity of pedagogical approaches, including: lectures, discussions, site visits, field experiences, guest lectures, and applied class research projects. Flexible schedules and out-of-class activities are expected. Students also engage with the activities occuring during Wolf Awareness Week in the third week of October. The class includes at least one mandatory weekend trip.
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Prerequisites: One of the following:NRS 335 NRS 345 NRS 348 NRS 349 BIO 410  and Senior Standing