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Daniel Sollenberger

Forest Resources
Lecturer

229.391.5159
dsollenberger@abac.edu
Yow 118


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FRSC 1135 NONGAME WILDLIFE

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2 hours. Prerequisite: Exemption from or successful completion of READ 0099. This course is designed to acquaint student with wildlife management directed at species whose value lies in nonconsumptive use. Emphasis will be placed on terrestrial and aquatic species important as indicators, or categorized as threatened or endangered. Fall and Spring.

FRSC 1160 FOREST SURVEYING

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3 hours. Prerequisite: Exemption from or successful completion of READ 0099 and MATH 0099. An introduction to surveying which includes surveying terminology, distance and area measurement, coordinate systems, surveying methods and equipment use. Emphasis is placed on use of the hand compass and GPS receivers. Fall.

FRSC 1192 FOREST WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

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3 hours. An introduction to the basic ecological principles which govern the management of wild animal populations. Emphasis will be placed on those concepts which have given rise to present day management principles. The relationships between wildlife species and other natural forest resources will be presented. Fall and Spring.

FRSC 3130 ENDANGERED SPECIES MANAGEMENT

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2 hours. Prerequisite: FRSC 2263 or FRSC 2290. Provides a general background in endangered species ecology and management, explores the history and role of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), including the primary sections of the ESA and the listing process, and the social and economic implications of legislation enacted to conserve endangered species. Fall.

FRSC 1170 DENDROLOGY

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3 hours. Prerequisite: Exemption from or successful completion of READ 0099. An introduction to plant taxonomy and identification. Specific diagnostic features of major forest species will be discussed, with an emphasis on field identification. Fall and Spring.

FRSC 2262 AQUATIC RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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3 hours. Prerequisite: Exemption from or successful completion of MATH 0099; and FRSC 1130, FRSC 1140 and FRSC 1192. Classroom instruction plus field work under actual working conditions. This includes taking water temperature, dissolved oxygen samples, hardness readings, fish samples, working nets, seining, operating work boats, and fertilizing of ponds. Summer.

FRSC 2266 AQUATIC HABITAT MANAGEMENT

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3 hours. Prerequisite: Exemption from or successful completion of MATH 0099; FRSC 1130, FRSC 1140 and FRSC 1192. This course will focus primarily on the identification and management of aquatic vegetation. Instruction will include training in formulation and application of aquatic herbicides, water chemistry analysis, and manipulation of habitat to benefit desired fish species. Summer.

FRSC 4500 VERTEBRATE NATURAL HISTORY

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3 hour. Prerequisite: FRSC 2263. The life histories of vertebrate species are covered, with primary emphasis on the identification, ecology, behavior, taxonomy, and systematic of southeastern wildlife species. Fall.