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Vegetation Management

Enrolment code: KGA331

Offered: Hobart: semester 1,

Unit description:

Develops an understanding of factors relevant to the conservation management of Australian natural vegetation and threatened plant species, and trains students in the formulation of vegetation management plans. Field work is used to familiarise students with the management problems of local vegetation types and to collect data relevant to the formulation of a vegetation management plan.

Staff Prof JB Kirkpatrick For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2x1-hr lectures weekly, 13x3-hr practical, 9 taken on 3 days of field trips (students will be responsible for accommodation costs) and 4 as data interpretation assignments Timetable
Prerequisites one of KGA200, KPA205 or 25% of KGA yr-2 units  
Mutual exclusions KGE513/813  
Assessment mode 2-hr exam in June (50%), a 1,500-word field-based management plan (30%), practical/field assessment (20%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Kirkpatrick JB, A Continent Transformed, ISBN 0195510348 Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Geography and Environmental Studies
Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Science (Forest Ecology)
Bachelor of Science (Natural Environment and Wilderness Management)
Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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