Introduction to Forest Ecology

Course Number: 
BIO 1241
Semester: 
Fall
Subject: 
Biological Sciences (BIO)
Credits 
4.00

Through this course, the student gains an understanding of the functions of a forest ecosystem and learns tree identification, silviculture practices, and the significance of natural communities such as vernal pools and wetlands. A central component of this course is a lab in which the student studies the natural communities that comprise the VTC forest.

3 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week