ENV-255 Land Use Practices
This course examines the common practices of the following land uses in Canada: agriculture, forest resource extraction, oil and natural gas extraction, mining and recreation. Students learn about the impacts these practices have had on the natural resources and the modern efforts to reduce the impacts, conserve the resources, strive toward sustainable development and remedy the deleterious effects of natural resource development in Canada. Students also learn about the principles of multiple land use practices and the successful application of same in Canada. The provincial and federal legislations that govern, control and influence those land use practices also constitute part of the course. Not available for supplemental.