ENVS 541A - Natural Resource Management in Native Communities

Description
This course is a survey of basic issues and concepts in natural resource management and the environment in Native communities using integrated case studies that survey all the major varieties of environmental issues in Indian Country in the 21st century. A central theme will be developing tribally-specific solutions to rebuilding the resiliency of degraded ecosystems. We will consider particular case studies such as: tribal sovereignty, land tenure, reserved rights and Native claims; Native knowledge systems and Western science; co-management and restoration; water; fish and wildlife; agriculture and rangeland management; energy, mining and nuclear waste; and global climate change. Graduate-level requirements include Increased length of writing assignments.
Credits
3
Attributes
Cross Listed
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
Tu
Avg. Class Size
42
Avg. Sections
1