Plant conservation is an applied science that draws upon many fields of knowledge from ecology to horticulture to ethics and politics. This course surveys threats to biodiversity in Georgia and worldwide, examples of rare plant research, techniques for restoration and reintroduction, and ways individuals and organizations are making a difference in protecting the rare plants of Georgia.
Course Learning Objectives & Outline (topics covered will include):
Why plants are critically imperiled worldwide and in Georgia
Grasslands, understory diversity
The legal framework around plants, wildlife, protections, vulnerabilities