3.00

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15

Students will develop skills to interpret the natural environment, through the application of the principles and concepts of ecology, the identification of flora and fauna, and the interpretation of local ecosystems. Contemporary stewardship issues facing Southwest British Columbia will be highlighted. The importance of indigenous knowledge and perspectives along with concepts of habitat protection and biodiversity for the future of the tourism and outdoor recreation industry will be emphasised through local and global case studies.