Wetland Ecology Minor

Students in biology, botany, environmental conservation studies, forestry, plant biology, environmental sciences, wildlife and conservation biology, and related majors should consider a minor in wetland ecology.  There is a strong demand among consulting firms, state and federal agencies, and not-for-profit organizations for persons with knowledge and experience relevant to wetland resource management. 

Required Courses                                                         

NR 504       Freshwater Resources - 4   or   NR 703       Watershed Water Quality Management - 4

NR 711       Wetland Ecology and Management - 4

Select 1 field-oriented course

NR 716       Wetland Delineation- 4
NR 719       Wetland Restoration and Mitigation - 3
PBIO 747   Aquatic Plants in Restoration, Mgt & Conservation - 4
ZOOL 708  Stream Ecology -  4

Elective Courses

Choose courses from the list below for a minimum of 8 or 9 additional credits.     

GEN 713    Microbial Ecology and Evolution - 4
NR 425       Field Dendrology - 4
NR 501       Studio Soils - 4              
NR 527       Forest Ecology - 4                          
NR 706       Soil Ecology - 4  
NR 765       Community Ecology - 4  
NR 602       Natural Resources and Environmental Policy - 4              
NR 621       Field Description of Soils - 3  
NR 751       Aquatic Ecosystems - 4                          
PBIO 566   Systematic Botany - 4
PBIO 625   Introduction to Marine Botany - 4
PBIO 722   Marine Phycology - 4
ZOOL 725      Marine Ecology - 4                     

Questions? Contact:

William H. McDowell, Ph.D.

Professor
James Hall, Room 170
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 
603-862-2249

Wendy F. Rose

Administrative Manager II
James Hall 114B
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 
(603) 862-3933