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GEOG 332 - Land Protection

(3 credits)
Students learn how legal and financial strategies, such as conservation easements, can be used to protect land, forest and water resources in the United States, with particular emphasis on New England. The course examines the role of open space in sustainable development strategies that account for interactions among agriculture, forest ecology and economic activity. Case studies include coastal and riparian lands whose vulnerability to climate change makes their protection particularly important in planning for the resilience of human communities. Offered alternate fall semesters.