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Dr. Jim Luken leading a fieldtrip to the Carolina Forest Wildlife Corridor. Wildlife feeding plot next to a den tree for the endangered red cockaded woodpecker. Managed wetland at Santee Coastal Reserve. Students at Santee Coastal Reserve.

484 syllabus

584 syllabus

484L syllabus

Additional readings:

Diamond

Leopold

Dunn

Optional: Rohlf

Thomas

Optional: Stork

Myers

Moyle

Brudvig; background: Tewksbury

Hardin

Optional: Donlan

Paper review 1

Paper review 2

Lectures are below:

Exam 1 lectures:

Introduction

Ethics

Law

Exam 2 lectures (starting with Law ppt, How does a species get resources for recovery slide):

Extinction

Biodiversity

Exam 3 lectures:

Genetics

Populations

Landscapes

Final exam lectures (starting with Corridors in Landscapes):

Aquatics

Economics

Final thoughts

2004 Nobel Peace Prize Winner,Wangari Maathi, interview

Several natural history resources

Stream biodiversity lab assignment and data

Some career information:

A guide to a few resources

Skills for non-academic conservation jobs

More non-academic career paths

Environmental consulting career advice