Description: This course provides an overview of the social and biological complexities of managing forests in the wildland-urban interface (WUI). The course uses social science theory, concepts and analytic techniques for understanding human-forest ecosystems using human communities as a fundamental unit of social organization. Emphasis is placed on understanding how WUI management differs from management of similar resource values in wildlands. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2020
Prerequisite: Junior Status or higher