|Rangeland Vegetation Manipulation and Improvement|
|RNG VEG IMP|
|CLASS CODE:||AS 466||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Rangeland habitat improvement by plant community manipulation including; prescribed fire, biological control, herbicide treatments, mechanical treatments and manipulation by herbivory.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||*Planning improvements
*Manual and biological control of noxious weeds
*Mechanical plant control
*Herbicidal plant control
*Special treatment and techniques
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Recognize and match appropriate methods to appropriate vegetative communities.
2. Develop proficiency in estimating outcomes of planned vegetative improvements.
3. Develop proficiency monitoring effectiveness of implemented improvement projects.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2004|