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WMGT 139
Watershed Management


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
The hydrologic cycle and the influences of land management techniques and policies on water quality, quantity and timing will be analyzed. Emphasis on the management practices of upland and riparian areas. Topics include the assessment of areas and the development of protection and restoration plans.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe what constitutes a watershed.
  • Explain how watersheds function.
  • Describe how climatic conditions effect watershed functions.
  • Identify restoration needs within a watershed.
  • Develop protection and restoration plans.
  • Hand-write legible field reports.
  • Summarize in writing essential concepts in watershed management.
  • Understand and use technical vocabulary.
  • Write clear, correct, and complete reports on topics related to watershed management.
  • Orally communicate knowledge of the material of the course with confidence and effectiveness.

  • Course Topics
  • Earth’s Atmosphere
  • Hydrologic Cycle
  • Climate Change
  • Watershed Ecology
  • Watershed Delineations
  • Soils, Sedimentation, & Erosion
  • Stream Corridor Structures
  • Water Quality
  • Ecosystem Essentials
  • Watershed Enhancements & Protection

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WMGT 139
    Fall 2012
    1308
    Jeff Warner
    WMGT 139
    Fall 2012
    1309
    Melissa Holecek
    WMGT 139
    Fall 2010
    1309
    Gerald Anhorn
    WMGT 139
    Fall 2009
    1309
    Gerald Anhorn
    WMGT 139
    Fall 2008
    1309
    Gerald Anhorn


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.