ENVS 3170 Everglades Ecology and Conservation: Getting Started

Everglades Ecology & Conservation

Everglades Ecology & Conservation

Course Number:

ENVS 3170

Everglades Ecology & Conservation:

An overview of the Greater Everglades Ecosystem that integrates biological, geological, ecological, conservation, social, economic and political aspects to the ecosystem and its current restoration efforts. The course will examine the main biological and physical features of South Florida, and the ecological processes that make this a unique ecosystem. The course will also examine man's relationship with the ecosystem since the times of their earliest occupation in the region to present. The course incorporates classroom time and 4 all-day Saturday fieldtrips.

Everglades Ecology & Conservation

Course Number:

ENVS 3170

Textbook Information:

Everglades Ecology & Conservation

Course Number:

ENVS 3170

Everglades Ecology & Conservation:

  • Students will demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and an appreciation for the complex nature of current environmental issues surrounding the Greater Everglades Ecosystem and the South Florida environment
  • Students will describe the key processes influencing the ecology of the Everglades ecosystem
  • Students will synthesize and evaluate the main anthropogenic threats to the Everglades ecosystem
  • Students will articulate, both orally and in writing, the ongoing debates surrounding Everglades management and restoration
  • Students will utilize a field journal to describe and document field experiences
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