Blended: Online / 1 wk in field
June 13 - August 5, 2022; July 18-22 in field
Credit: 3 graduate
Instructor(s): Sam Carlson
This class combines readings, ﬁeld measurements and site visits to examine scientiﬁc,
legal and management components that deﬁne the practice of restoration. Fundamentals are based on foundational science and practical elements that aﬀect the
implementation of restoration projects.
Meeting Place and Times
Participants login to the course at a time of day that best fits their schedule. It
is necessary to connect at least 4 - 6 times per week and spend at least 8 - 10 hours
per week while the course is in session, either online or offline working on course
related assignments, to stay current and successfully complete this 3 credit graduate
General biology, general ecology
Sam Carlson studies interactions among the geomorphic, chemical, and biological characteristics
of stream networks, floodplains, and riparian areas, and has a Ph.D in Ecology and
Environmental Science from Montana State University. His previous work includes an
investigation into the consequences of forest management practices on channel morphology
and stream nutrient dynamics, and a quantitative examination of the thermal influence
of lakes on streams.
Working professionals who want to increase their knowledge in the topic. Students
in the MS in Land Resources Environmental Sciences - online degree program.
8-12 hours per week. If you are unfamiliar with this field of study and/or method
of delivery, you may require more time.
Tuition and Fees
See the Online Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid page.
If you are also taking a face-to-face course, please refer to the MSU Fee Schedules.
- Internet access
- A device and browser that pass the system check for Brightspace LE, MSU's learning management system.
This course uses a learning management system. You will learn more closer to the
course start date.
For More Information
For course information: Please contact Marni Rolston at email@example.com
How to Register
You must be accepted as a student to Montana State University to take this course.
Learn how to apply.
After your application has been accepted, you will register via MSU's online registration
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