Learning Outcomes for this module:
At the completion of this module you will be able to:
- Evaluate the interactions between the different eco-system components relevant to a conservation area.
- Plan and implement the necessary activities to enable the monitoring and reporting of fauna populations in a conservation area.
- Plan and implement the necessary activities to enable the monitoring and reporting of flora populations in a conservation area.
- Interpret the patterns and processes shaping landscapes and its effects on species interaction, movement and distribution in support of conservation planning.
Strategic areas covered
- Biodiversity and its value
- Biodiversity: creation and destruction
- Conservation strategies past, present and future
- Selecting and designing reserve networks
- Monitoring biodiversity
- Managing biodiversity
- The task ahead
Who can attend?
Park Wardens, Conservation Agency Management Staff, People involved in designing, planning, monitoring and evaluation of Parks and Reserves or Conservation Programmes.
This course is a NQF level 5 course and is institutionally accredited by the Southern African Wildlife College.