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Term : Fall 2024
Catalog Year : 2024-2025

FOR 361 - Natural Resources Policy For Professionals

Description: Natural Resource policies are the purposive courses of action or inaction that institutions pursue in their management of natural resources. This course will cover the fundamentals for understanding the policy process of agenda setting, policy formulation, implementation, and evaluation. We will focus on understanding current laws, institutions, programs, and other policy instruments to manage public lands in the context of evolving public interests driving policy issues. We will also cover the fundamentals of numerous natural resource policies, including how and why they were established, guidelines for their use, examples of their implementation, and how to identify when you will need to take a certain policy into consideration. Much of the focus of this course will place policies in the context of forest management and public lands in the US. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

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