As you may recall from the Natural Resource Management in Wilderness: Monitoring course, developing a monitoring program includes three phases and eight steps regardless of the specific resources you are monitoring. This course focuses exclusively on monitoring fish and wildlife in wilderness and provides examples of fish and wildlife monitoring programs.
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. This course includes the following elements.
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.
- Monitoring Program Review
- Monitoring Purpose
- Sampling Techniques
- Monitoring Program Examples
Be able to:
- Explain why it is important to monitor fish and wildlife species.
- Identify the basic concepts of survey sampling of fish and wildlife species in wilderness.
- Apply the basic concepts of survey sampling of fish and wildlife species in wilderness.
You must complete the free The Wilderness Act of 1964 e-course and the Minimum Requirements Analysis courses before beginning this course. It is also recommended that you complete all previous courses in the Natural Resource Management in Wilderness sequence (including Natural Resource Management in Wilderness: Fundamentals, Natural Resource Management in Wilderness: Monitoring Natural Resources , and Natural Resource Management in Wilderness: Fish and Wildlife Management) before beginning this course. The Wilderness Act of 1964, Minimum Requirements Analysis courses, and other e-courses can be found [link] here, provalenslearning.com.