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Short Courses

Research and Monitoring

Biodiversity Management

Course Outcomes

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.

 

Accreditation

This course is a NQF level 5 course and is institutionally accredited by the Southern African Wildlife College.

 

Course Duration

10 days

 

 

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