2011 Course Schedule with Links to Required Readings and Handouts
CLASS TIME: Class will meet from 8:30-10:25 on the first day of class and for all exams. Otherwise class will meet from 9:00-10:25 AM, unless noted on the schedule or announced in class.
Click on the topics below to access handouts and required readings for WIS4554 and WIS5555c for each lecture. Please read the material before the lecture, and print the handouts and bring them to lecture.
20-Sep Discussion of Peace Corps, applying for graduate school, and applying for jobs. Guest: Amy Panikowski, Peace Corps recruiter at UF and former Peace Corps Volunteer in Malawi 2001-2002
22-Sep First exam (includes through Population Viability Analysis/Minimum Viable Populations)
27-Sep Review first exam.
29-Sep Finish Habitat Fragmentation and Edge
27-Oct Second Exam
3-Nov Invasive species
8-Nov Review 2nd exam.
15-Nov Cons. Planning pt. 2 - reserve selection, GAP, paper parks (We finished limits to protected areas in this class.)
17-Nov Cons. Planning pt. 3 - MUM, buffers, corridors (We will discuss conservation on private land and selection of conservation areas in this class.)
22-Nov Cons. Planning pt. 4 - conservation on private lands (This class date will be open discussion and review. I will not lecture.)
29-Nov We will talk about MUMs, Buffers and Corridors.
1-Dec We will discuss design of individual reserves (SLOSS, etc.).
Note: The lecture outlines and other study material on the web for Cons. Planning 1-4 cover everything in the updated schedule. We are taking more class periods to finish these topics. Lots of good discussion!
6-Dec 3rd Exam