ENVM 5031 - Contemporary Issues in U.S. Public Lands Policy and Management
Examines critical and emerging issues on public lands across the U.S. today. Following an overview of the structure of public lands management, including federal land management designations and agencies and major laws and policies relevant to public lands management, we will transition into issue-based discussions of challenges facing public lands management. Previously offered as a special topics course. Recommended requisite: ENVS 5701.
ENVS 5701 - Policy, Politics and Management: Foundations
Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
Examines concepts related to policy and regulatory processes, institutions and management of the environment and natural resources. Explores environmental laws at the international, national, state and local levels as well as how the processes and institutions at various levels of government help shape laws and their implementation. Focuses on policy tools including property rights, regulation, voluntary compliance and market-based mechanisms.