This module aims to provide an understanding of the principles and practice of nature conservation, from the underlying ecological principles, through to the setting of priorities and the identification of appropriate management strategies. The module will develop awareness and understanding of factors and influences that need to be taken into account in management for conservation and develop the ability to write management plans. In addition, the students will gain practical experience of habitat protection and restoration.

Term(s) offered: Spring term module; 10 [5 ECTS credits]
Credit: 1.5
General Education: [None]