Tentative Conservation Biology Lecture & Field Trip Schedule

Power point slides are in pdf format - 3/page to reduce paper consumption.

Class Date Lecture Topic Readings Field Activity
20-Aug Introduction to Conservation Biology online paper  
22-Aug History of Conservation Biology chap. 1  
27-Aug History of conservation Prezi link   Mt. Tam
29-Aug Video - The Nat'l Parks    
3-Sep

what is biological diversity?

prezi biodiversity 1 link

chap. 2, online paper CRISSY FIELD
5-Sep

Ecological components / measuring biodiversity

prezi biodiversity 2 link

chap. 2  
10-Sep biodiversity continued chap. 3  
12-Sep  exam 1   sam taylor state park* 9/14
17-Sep

extinction/threats to biodiversity

prezi - threats to biodiversity link

chap. 7, 8  
19-Sep habitat loss & degradation chap. 9, online paper  
24-Sep exotic species, online video chap. 10  
26-Sep overexploitation - video chap. 10  
1-Oct values of biodiversity chap. 4 san bruno mt.
3-Oct attitude and ethics of conservation chap. 6 Literacy for Environmental Justice*
8-Oct values continued chap. 5  
10-Oct video - The Cove, essay #1 due online overview  
15-Oct Fall Break    
17-Oct Exam 2    
22-Oct Populations chap. 11 & 12  
24-Oct strategies for managing species decline tiger paper  
29-Oct protected areas chap.  
31-Oct protected areas online paper  
5-Nov ecosystem management chap. Muir Woods
7-Nov restoration ecology    
12-Nov restoration ecology chap. Tree Frog Treks
14-Nov Assingment #2 Due (no lecture)    
19-Nov suburban/urban landscape   Nature in the City
21-Nov conservation policy & translational science    
26-Nov environmental economics   Presidio Trust
28-Nov Thanksgiving break    
3-Dec ECONOMY CONTINUED    
12-Dec final exam, 10-12    

*Saturday Field Trips