Effective wildlife management is crucial for the conservation of biodiversity and the sustainable use of natural resources. In this subject students focus on Australian wildlife management and learn how ecological principles underpin management strategies and actions. Key topics in wildlife management are explored including threatened species recovery and translocation methods, wildlife disaster mitigation, wildlife harvesting, wildlife parasitism and disease, and traditional and contemporary Indigenous Australian wildlife management approaches. Students completing this subject have the ability to develop and evaluate wildlife management strategies for the protection, control, sustainable use, or recovery of species and communities and can apply adaptive management principles to wildlife management problems.
School of Environmental Sciences
Students may not enrol in this subject if they have completed BIO327.
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