I wanted share with everyone a short 1 credit course being offered at NCSU this semester. There are already a few of us taking this course so we could all carpool.
Course: FOR 509 taught by Fred Cubbage, Monday 6-8:45pm
A seminar class with moderate readings and discussions, which would be led by a student(s) each of the last four weeks.
It will consist of 5 3-hour classes that span forest certification and sustainable forest management:
1) Forest policy overview and course charge/readings January 25
2) UNFF Processes and Nonbinding Forest Agreements February 8
3) Sustainable Forest Management Criteria and Indicators February 15
4) Forest certification overview, systems, standards, impacts February 22
5) Forest certification prospects - carbon, biomass, future March 1