2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVS 0105 - Natural History and Field Techniques


Credits: 3

This course will introduce students to natural history through field and lecture-based instruction focusing on the Northeastern U.S. Students will learn to identify common plant and wildlife species, understand basic geography and land-use history, and understand the relationships among the various natural and human-altered habitats on the landscape. Students will gain hands-on exposure to the tools and techniques used for sampling the environment, including the use of compasses and global positioning system devices to navigate the landscape.