FOR302H1: Societal Values and Forest Management


This course will explore the diverse societal values, interests, and perspectives that informs forest management in rural and urban settings. It will examine the social and political environment in which forest management takes place, and the different approaches to balancing social, economic, and environmental objectives in forest management. Topics include Indigenous stewardship and traditional ecological knowledge, climate change, ecosystem services, urban forestry, community forestry, recreation, human health and well-being, biodiversity conservation, equity and environmental justice, and adaptive management.

Society and its Institutions (3)