Wildlife management principles and techniques 781

Module code NLB 781
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

The most important techniques applicable to wildlife management and wildlife research are discussed. The principles, applications and restrictions of the following are discussed amongst others: wildlife counts, age determination, age and sex ratios, translocation of animals, chemical immobilisation, mechanical capture techniques, transport of wildlife, land-use, predator control and predator-prey studies.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 discussion class per month, 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Animal and Wildlife Sciences
Period of presentation Year

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