The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Wildlife Conservation Behavior

Description: 

Conservation behavior is the application of knowledge of animal behavior to solve wildlife conservation problems. This course reviews basic principles of animal behavior in the context of applied problems in conservation and management of wildlife populations. Topics include behavior in human-impacted landscapes, antipredatory responses, use of space and habitat, demographic consequences of social and mating systems, mitigation of human disturbance, captive breeding and reintroduction programs, reserve design, and challenges of climate change.

Course Prefix: 
WFSC
Course Number: 
447
Course Level: 
Undergraduate
Semesters Offered: 
Spring
Units: 
3
Instructor(s): 
Koprowski, John L