COURSE CODE: FWM 201
COURSE TITLE: INTRODUCTION TO FOREST AND WILDLIFE RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
NUMBER OF UNITS: 2Units
COURSE DURATION: Two hours per week
Course Coordinator: DR I. O. O. Osunsina B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
Office Location: Room D201, COLERM
Other Lecturers: Prof. S. A. Onadeko, Dr. M. F. Adekunle, Dr. M. O. O. Oyatogun
Renewable natural resources, availability, distribution and potential. The important forest trees and wildlife (with emphasis on Nigerian species). Classification, Morphology, distribution and ecology of important forest trees, forest and game reserves in Nigeria. Silviculture; afforestation characteristics of major timber and their uses. Felling and log transportation. Importance of forest in the national economy. Organisation of forest resources, non-timber resources. Forest protection and conservation, regulation of harvest and sustained yield.