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Invasive Species Management Certificate


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This certificate is administered by the Fisheries and Water Resources  Discipline.

Invasive species are a growing impediment to natural resource management impacting native communities of plants and animals, recreational pursuits as well as food and fiber production. This certificate provides skills needed to control, manage, and educate the public about non-invasive species that are problematic. It is interdisciplinary and provides the skills needed to understand and manage invasive species in aquatic and terrestrial environments. Coursework includes required and elective coursework in three topical areas listed below.

Consists of a minimum of 13 credits.

Background - Introduction to invasive species and regulations, 3 cr.


Recognition - Identification of native and non-native species, 5-12 cr.


Management, restoration and outreach - Skills for control, restoration and education, 5-6 cr.


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