This introduction provides a broad overview of the various modules in this resource. It emphasizes the wide diversity of topics covered in this resource and looks at the subject area interrelationships. It is recommended that users of this resource view this introductory module before watching the other modules that cover specific subjects within forestry and natural resource conservation.
After viewing the module presentations and laboratory videos, users should be able to:
- Describe the range of subjects necessary to consider in the sustainable management of forests.
- Give a brief description of each topic.
- Explain how the various fields of study fit into an overall framework for managing forests in a sustainable manner.
Listen to Dr. Larson respond to the question: How did I get interested in this area of study?
For more information about Dr. Larson, please check UBC, Faculty of Forestry
There are 3 components to watch in this module:
an introductory forest video, a PowerPoint/lecture presentation and then a final forest video.