This course covers the fundamentals of fish and wildlife management in wilderness. Course content includes relevant law and policy requirements that guide management approaches to the various threats and issues that involve fish and wildlife. This course uses case studies to demonstrate a variety of management options.
This course is self-paced, allowing learners the flexibility to complete the course as quickly or slowly as they need. While exploring course content, learners can investigate topics in greater detail through enrichment activities that link to real-world examples, original source materials, and policy documents. Learners can easily move from section to section as they navigate through the course, revisiting concepts as needed.
Elements of the course:
- Informational text
- Interactive practice activities
- Learn More opportunities
- Supplemental reference materials
- Final assessment
After completing all course activities, you will complete a brief assessment to demonstrate your understanding of key course concepts. Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
- Key Terms
- Law & Policy
- Wilderness Character
- Stewardship Goal
- Stewardship Model
- Step 1: Indentify Goal
- Step 2: Inventory
- Step 3: Is Action Necessary?
- Step 4: Action Alternatives
- Step 5: Evaluate Actions
- Step 6: Monitor & Adapt
- Case Study
Be able to:
- Explain the guiding principles of fish and wildlife management in wilderness as provided by the Wilderness Act and agency policy.
- Recognize potential threats to fish and wildlife in wilderness.
- Determine how best to manage these resources in wilderness.
It is strongly recommended that you complete the free The Wilderness Act of 1964 course before beginning this course. Without foundational knowledge of the Wilderness Act, you will not be able to get the most out of this course and could find the content confusing. The Wilderness Act of 1964, Minimum Requirements Analysis, and other e-courses can be found at provalenslearning.com.