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NCSR: Aquatic Field and Lab I

Course Description: This course is provided by the Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources and introduces students to aquatic field and laboratory methods. Students record data and observations field notebooks and journals. Laboratory activities include using laboratory balances, calibration and use of meters, and measuring dissolved oxygen, fecal coliform, biological oxygen demand, pH,...

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NCSR: Aquatic Field and Lab II

Course Description: Published by the Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources, this is a capstone course for natural resources and fisheries technology programs that follows Aquatic Field and Laboratory Methods I. In the first half of the course students learn techniques for water quality measurement, biological sampling and data analysis and presentation. In the second half of the course...

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NCSR: Environmental Science I

Program Description: Environment Science is a series of three courses developed by Chemeketa Community College that addresses environmental topics. Each is a 4-credit course that includes a lab and lecture. The courses are targeted towards students in natural resource areas (e.g. Forestry, Fish and Wildlife, Agriculture). This series of courses was added as a requirement for students in the...

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NCSR: Environmental Science II

Program Description: Environment Science is a series of three courses developed by Chemeketa Community College that addresses environmental topics. Each is a 4-credit course that includes a lab and lecture. The courses are targeted towards students in natural resource areas (e.g. Forestry, Fish and Wildlife, Agriculture). This series of courses was added as a requirement for students in the...

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NCSR: Environmental Science III

Program Description: Environment Science is a series of three courses developed by Chemeketa Community College that addresses environmental topics. Each is a 4-credit course that includes a lab and lecture. The courses are targeted towards students in natural resource areas (e.g. Forestry, Fish and Wildlife, Agriculture). This series of courses was added as a requirement for students in the...

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NCSR: Introduction to Mammalogy

Introduction to Mammalogy is a laboratory/field-based 3-credit course. The lectures introduce students to the characteristics, evolutionary history, classification, adaptations, ecology, and natural history of mammals. The labs emphasize field techniques for the the study of mammalian biodiversity and abundance.  This 107-page instructional guide outlines the course and includes four main...

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NCSR: Principles of Wildlife Conservation

Principles of Wildlife Conservation is an introductory course that introduces students to "the history of wildlife conservation, basic ecological concepts, human impacts on wildlife and habitat, social and economic issues relating to wildlife management, and management objectives and strategies for fisheries and wildlife populations." This 59-page instructional guide outlines the course and...

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NCSR: Aquatic Ecology Laboratory

Resource Description: This resource is provided by the Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources, and includes laboratory activities developed for a series of Environmental Science courses. Environment Science is a series of three courses developed by Chemeketa Community College that addresses environmental topics. Each is a 4-credit course that includes a lab and lecture. The courses...

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NCSR: Special Topics I - Forest Surveying and Silviculture

This 56-page manual provides an overview for the introductory Forest Surveying course. In this course "students are introduced to basic forest surveying techniques including the fundamentals of horizontal and vertical measurements. This course also introduces students to planimetric and topographic maps. The materials in this manual are adaptable to technical courses in forest resource programs....

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NCSR: Special Topics II - Watersheds, Soils, and Ornithology

This 115-page guide provides a variety of laboratory, classroom, and field activities that can be used to introduce students to the concept of ecosystem-based natural resource management. The guide is divided into three, sections - Watershed Ecosystems, Soils and Ornithology. "The first section - Watershed Ecosystems - focuses on aquatic natural resources with an emphasis on salmon-bearing streams...

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