You’ll learn the principles and techniques involved in manipulating wildlife populations for pest control and conservation.
|Available semesters||Semester 2 2021|
What you will learn
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
Describe the ecological, political and economic factors that influence the management of wildlife species both in New Zealand and internationally.
Describe the key principals for the conservation of birds on both mainland New Zealand and nearby offshore islands.
Communicate the results of literature reviews and research projects clearly and concisely, in both written and oral form.
Assess and critically evaluate up-to-date information on wildlife management problems from scientific journals and management reports.
Analyse the strategic, tactical and logistical issues that wildlife managers need to address before instigating management action.
Associate Professor James Ross
Department of Pest Management and Conservation[email protected]