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· This five day residential field course is held during the Easter vacation and follows one of two alternating programmes of visits: one in northern Scotland and the other in the Borders (S Scotland) and the Lake District (NW England)).
· Students visit various multi-functional forests (at least one with a conservation designation) and learn about balancing different management objectives including timber production, environmental services and amenity – with visits hosted by the local forest managers.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.
The aim of the course is to demonstrate various aspects of forest ecology and management in Great Britain. Content: - visits to forests in North Britain, meeting those responsible for managing the forests - forests visited will include those in both the public and private sector - forest management objectives discussed will be environmental, social and economic - exercises on forest ecology and management.
Field course cost: £120
Dates: Sat 13th April - Fri 19th April 2019.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
Continuous assessment (100%), based on 3 assignments.
Resit: Resubmission of failed individual elements of continuous assessment
There are no assessments for this course.