Sep 19, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OUTL 425 - Wilderness Interpretation (W)


3 hours

This course provides the outdoor professional with a unique yet harmonious blending of nature studies and the creative arts. Students will learn to recognize much of our native fauna and flora while developing essential skills necessary for taxonomic identification. Nature studies will center on field-based observations, journaling, photography, and art. Selected writings from well-known conservationists and wilderness preservationists, such as Muir and Leopold, will be studied providing the inspiration and insight for developing interpretative methodology and creative writing skills. An extended 3-day field practicum is required.
Prerequisite(s): OUTL 136 .
FALL | WINTER | SUMMER must be taken in conjunction with OUTL 492 .