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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)|
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.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Continuous assessment (100%), based on 3 assignments.
Resit: Resubmission of failed individual elements of continuous assessment
There are no assessments for this course.