FOR 215 - Applied Silviculture at Southwest Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Focuses on theory and practices involved in controlling the forest establishment, composition and growth. Laboratory emphasizes observation and application of various silvicultural procedures including site preparation, regeneration, and intermediate treatments.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of silviculture- the principles and practice of manipulating forest vegetation to achieve a particular goal. Lectures emphasize silviculture as it is used to meet landowner objectives in the central Appalachians.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: FOR 115

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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