Wetland Resources Management
Range Science 454/654
Natural Resources Management 454/654
Soil Science 454/654
Fall Semester 2010
Hultz Hall 209; 1:00-1:50 W, 1:00-5:00 F
Instructor: Dr. Shawn DeKeyser, Walster Hall 131, 231-7868, email@example.com
Textbook: Wetlands (3rd Edition) by William J. Mitsch and James G. Gosselink (not required)
Readings: Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification by J.L. Richardson and M.J. Vepraskas (editors)
Catalog Description: Principles of wetland systems, wetland management, wetland functions, wetland delineation, wetland assessment, and wetland improvement.
Goals of the Course: Conduct a detailed survey of wetland systems and management by identifying their values to society and the role human and natural impacts play in wetland functioning within an ecosystem. Examine wetland processes and stressors and their effects on plants, wildlife, soils, and hydrology. Survey, inventory, delineation, and analysis of a wetland(s) system, including possible impact assessment will be conducted.