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Rangeland Vegetation Manipulation and Improvement
RNG VEG IMP
CLASS CODE: AS 466 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: ANIMAL SCIENCE
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.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: *Planning improvements
*Noxious weeds
*Manual and biological control of noxious weeds
*Mechanical plant control
*Herbicidal plant control
*Burning
*Range seedings
*Fertilization
*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.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: AS 225
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004