ECOL 612

Wildlife Management

Course overview

You’ll learn the principles and techniques involved in manipulating wildlife populations for pest control and conservation.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 2 2024
Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,398.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Describe the ecological, political and economic factors that influence the management of wildlife species both in New Zealand and internationally.

  2. Describe the key principals for the conservation of birds on both mainland New Zealand and nearby offshore islands. 

  3. Communicate the results of literature reviews and research projects clearly and concisely, in both written and oral form. 

  4. Assess and critically evaluate up-to-date information on wildlife management problems from scientific journals and management reports. 

  5. Analyse the strategic, tactical and logistical issues that wildlife managers need to address before instigating management action.

Course examiners

James Ross

Associate Professor James Ross

Associate Professor

Department of Pest Management and Conservation