Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation A.S.

Course Description

Intro to Forestry and NR

Field identification of important forest trees and shrubs, their growth characteristics and uses are introduced. Basic instruction is provided in forest management problems, forest measurement, utilization, forest ecology, silviculture, forest wetlands, natural resources recreation, wildlife conservation, urban forestry and natural resource organizations. Several field forestry exercises are used to provide students with practical experience. 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), fall semester

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William S. Snyder
Chair - Environmental Sciences Department
(315) 684-6237
snyderw@morrisville.edu
Bicknell Hall, Room 107

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Admissions Requirements

The Environmental and Natural Resources Conservation A.S. program will require a minimum of 64 credit hours of instruction. The specific required courses in the program will satisfy the general education requirements in eight areas or pillars.

A physical science requirement is satisfied with 8 credits of chemistry and/or physics. Students lacking high school chemistry will also be required to take CHEM 101-Basic Chemistry for preparation. A mathematics proficiency through Math 103 (Algebra & Trigonometry III) is required. Students must also complete at least 9 credits of NATR/ENSC/AGRO electives.