Subject 207-410 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours lectures and 36 hours practical work
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Mr Rowan Reid
Subject Overview:

This course covers in detail the technical aspects of farm ­revegetation planning. Students will be expected to participate in field-based ­learning exercises and information gathering, and to contribute to discussion and debate. By the end of the subject students should:

  • have a working knowledge of agroforestry diagnosis and design as an approach to the development of farm tree management opportunities on farms in Australia and overseas;

  • have an understanding of the role of trees in providing for private landowner needs and aspirations;

  • appreciate the importance of assessing landowners' needs, aspirations and performance criteria when designing agroforestry projects and development strategies;

  • be able to develop technical design criteria for effective revegetation for resource conservation, agricultural production and direct commercial purposes;

  • be able to undertake a multipurpose revegetation design project;

  • be familiar with the opportunities for landowners to produce commercial forest products from private native forests; and

  • be familiar with approaches to tree monitoring and evaluation.

Assessment: Two projects (total 50%) and 3-hour examination (50%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

Information Not Available

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Forest Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Forest Science/Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management
Bachelor of Natural Resource Management with Honours
Bachelor of Resource Management with Honours

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