- Code ENVS2010
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Fenner School of Environment and Society
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Environmental Science
- Areas of interest Forestry, Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies - Sustainability, Resource Management and Environmental Science
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr David Freudenberger
- Mode of delivery In Person
Winter Session 2014
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Australia's Forests introduces students to the values and issues associated with Australia's native, plantation, farm and urban forests, linked to relevant policy and management regimes. The course comprises field trips, including 5 nights away from Canberra, and classroom workshop components, delivered 7-19 July 2014.
A quota applies to admission to this course due to limited field accommodation, so early enrolment is encouraged.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify and analyse the ecosystem services Australians gain from a diversity of forests you will encounter in the field;
- Assess how diverse perspectives and social values have shaped and continue to influence forest policy and management;
- Refine and convincingly communicate your own views on forest management and policy.
Students who want to enrol in this non-standard session course but cannot see the relevant enrolment term on ISIS should contact the Fenner School at the following email address:
To enrol in this course you must have completed 24 units towards a degree, including at least 6 units from courses with ENVS, BIOL or EMSC prefixes.
- Field course report (40%; LO 1, 2, 3)
- ‘Senate Committee’ forest policy submission - speech and media release (30%; LO 2, 3)
- Funding submission for improving forest management (30%; LO 1, 2, 3)
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10 day intensive program, with subsequent completion of assessments.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the Fenner School of Environment and Society to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Clancy, T and Howell, C. (2013). Sustainable forest management: the Australian context. Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences. http://adl.brs.gov.au/data/warehouse/9aal/2013/RR13.2sfmAc/RR13.2SustainForestManageAustContext_v1.0.0.pdf
COAG (2013) Australia’s Native Vegetation Framework: A National Framework to guide the ecologically sustainable management of Australia’s Native Vegetation. http://www.environment.gov.au/land/vegetation/nvf/pubs/native-vegetation-framework.pdf
ENVS1001 Environment and Society: Geography of Sustainability is recommended.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
- Domestic fee paying students
- International fee paying students
Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5366||07 Jul 2014||08 Jul 2014||11 Jul 2014||18 Jul 2014||In Person||N/A|