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FOR 424: Vegetation of West Virginia (3 CR)
This is an intensive, two-week course where students will learn how to identify common trees, shrubs, and woody vines of West Virginia. Lectures will focus on the life history (silvical) traits and distinctive characteristics of woody plants. Daily field excursions introduce students to the attributes used to identify seedlings, saplings, and mature plants. Included will be field trips to bottomland forests, high elevation red spruce and northern hardwood forests, as well as oak-hickory and cove hardwood forests more typical of the region. This course is designed for majors in the Division of Forestry and Natural Resources but is appropriate for anyone with an interest in tree identification.

Instructors: James Rentch & David McGill
Contact: Robin Strader; rstrader@mail.wvu.edu (304)293-2874
Travel Dates: May 14th – June 1st, 2018
Location: Students meet daily at the WVU Animal Science Farm on Stewartstown Road.
Cost: WVU Tuition & Fees & *Transportation Fee of $106.00
Course Information: CRN: 52666
Capacity: 20
Registration Information: https://wvu.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=35893&int_category_id=3&int_sub_category_id=59&int_catalog_id=0


WMAN 205: Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences Summer Camp (3 CR)

Section with Fisheries
Emphasis This is a field-intensive, orientation course is field ecology and wildlife/fisheries sampling techniques. It is designed to immerse the beginning wildlife and fisheries professional in the art and science of collecting data on wildlife and fishes and their habitats.
Instructors: Kyle Hartman
Contact: Robin Strader; rstrader@mail.wvu.edu (304)293-2874
Travel Dates: May 13th – May 18th, 2018 – Travel Dates, *Note: students spend the week at camp
Location: Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp Historic District
Cost: WVU Tuition & Fees & * Travel/food/lodging cost $285.00
Course Information: CRN: 51055
Capacity: 30
Registration Information: https://wvu.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=35892&int_category_id=3&int_sub_category_id=59&int_catalog_id=0


WMAN 205: Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences Summer Camp (3 CR)

Section with Wildlife
Emphasis This is a field-intensive, orientation course is field ecology and wildlife/fisheries sampling techniques. It is designed to immerse the beginning wildlife and fisheries professional in the art and science of collecting data on wildlife and fishes and their habitats.
Instructors: John Edwards
Contact: Robin Strader; rstrader@mail.wvu.edu (304)293-2874
Travel Dates: May 13-18, 2018 – Travel Dates; *Note: students spend the week at camp
Location: Chestnut Ridge Campground
Cost: WVU Tuition & Fees & * Travel/food/lodging cost $285.00
Course Information: CRN: 51056
Capacity: 34
Registration Information: To be placed on the list for registration contact Robin Strader (rstrader@mail.wvu.edu).


WMAN 314: Marine Ecology (3 CR)

Study of key coastal species and their interactions. Self-paced lectures and exercises culminating with one-week capstone trip to Atlantic coast for hands-on study of invertebrates, coastal fishes and birds, and marine ecology.
Instructors: Kyle Hartman
Contact: Robin Strader; rstrader@mail.wvu.edu (304)293-2874
Travel Dates: May 7th – May 11th, 2018; *Note: students spend a week at camp.
Location: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Cost: WVU Tuition & Fees & *Travel/food/lodging cost $260.00
Course Information: CRN: 52094
Capacity: 13
Registration Information: https://wvu.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=35890&int_category_id=3&int_sub_category_id=59&int_catalog_id=0


Wilderness First Aid; PE 183

The objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage emergency medical situations when they occur in a delayed-help and/or wilderness setting. Restricted to RPTR major & Seniors
Instructor: Alice Morgan
Contact: Robin Strader; rstrader@mail.wvu.edu (304)293-2874
Meeting times: Monday 5-7:30pm 1/8 – 2/28/18
Location:
Cost: Class fee--$ 24 for WFA certification CPR Certification: additional $19
Course Information: CRN: 18508
Capacity: 20
Registration Information: For permission to enroll and to pay the special fee, go to
With CPR: https://wvu.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=35897&int_category_id=0&int_sub_category_id=0&int_catalog_id=0
Without CPR: https://wvu.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=35896&int_category_id=0&int_sub_category_id=0&int_catalog_id=0


Rock Climbing Basics; PE 181

This class is designed to introduce participants to basic rock climbing skills. The course will cover the skills necessary to climb and belay using a top‐rope system both on artificial and natural climbing surfaces. Course fee of $80 is due at registration--fee includes facility use, equipment rental and transportation. For more information on the course please contact Kevin Shon (kevin.shon@mail.wvu.edu). Restricted to RPTR majors, and Adv Sports Leadership minor students.
Instructor: Kevin Shon
Contact: Robin Strader; rstrader@mail.wvu.edu (304)293-2874
Meeting times: Tuesdays 4 - 5:30pm: 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24
Saturday weekend sessions are 5.5 hours each, 9 - 2:30 pm: 4/7, 4/14, 4/21.
Location:
Cost: $80
Course Information: CRN: 18509
Capacity: 12
Registration Information: For permission to enroll and to pay the special fee, go to : https://wvu.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=35895&int_category_id=0&int_sub_category_id=0&int_catalog_id=0