The Environmental Education Certificate is a 12-credit, post-baccalaureate professional development program designed for those seeking the skills and knowledge to successfully implement environmental education programs and curriculum. The certificate is grounded in the North American Association for Environmental Education's Guidelines for the Preparation and Professional Development of Environmental Educators and administered by the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences and the Environmental Studies Program.
The Certificate can be completed as an emphasis in a Master Degree in Environmental Studies or within the Department of Teaching and Learning. The goals of the Environmental Education Certification Program are to increase environmental literacy, provide practice in environmental education teaching methods and foster community leadership. The program enhances the ability of educators and organizations to provide quality programs and resources, benefitting local communities while investing in the future of our local and global communities.
This course studies ecosystem characteristics and basic principles of wilderness management. Separate chapters discuss management of specific wilderness resources such as fire, wildlife, cultural and historical sites, invasive species, research and scientific policies; and, managing nonconforming uses such as grazing, mining, and motorized vehicles, equipment and mechanical transport.
Date and Time:
Monday, September 28, 2020, 10:00am to Friday, January 22, 2021, 7:00pm
Kari Gunderson, Instructor
Spring 2018 online wilderness distance education course
NRSM 406/563 Wilderness in the American Context
Offered for both undergraduate and graduate credit through The University of Montana.
Date and Time:
Monday, February 5, 2018, 8:00am to Friday, May 25, 2018, 5:00pm