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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

Optional: Rohlf

Thomas

Optional: Stork

Myers

Moyle

Tewksbury

Dobson

Hawken

Hardin

Optional: Donlan

Conservation belief essay

Paper review 1

Paper review 2

Paper review 3

Lectures are below:

Exam 1 lectures:

Lecture 1

Lecture 2

Lecture 3

Exam 2 lectures (starting with new ESA material in Lecture 3):

Lecture 4

Lecture 5

Exam 3 lectures:

Lecture 6

Lecture 7

Lecture 8

Final exam lectures:

Lecture 9

Lecture 10

Lecture 11

Final thoughts

2004 Nobel Peace Prize Winner,Wangari Maathi, interview

Stream biodiversity lab assignment and data

Some job-related links:

Skills for non-academic conservation jobs

More non-academic career paths

Environmental consulting career advice