2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 05, 2021  
2019-2020 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENVM 525 - Environmental Forestry (3)


Review of the principles of forest ecology and management and the subsequent environmental concerns that occur with various practices. Includes: examination of the historical developments of American forests and comparison of past conditions with current health; study of abiotic and biotic components of forest habitats, including forest soils, productivity, climatic factors, and biological diversity; and discussion of principles of silviculture, including forest regeneration, intensive forest management and best management practices for the control of nonpoint pollution. Students gain a basic understanding of management principles enabling them to balance both economic and environmental forest concerns.



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