Responsible Wood Sourcing

Start Date
05/07/2018
End Date
05/04/2020
Description
This course provides an overview of why and how to specify and source responsible wood products, including discussions of the threats to, impacts of, and solutions to deforestation and forest degradation.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Discuss why forests are vital to life on Earth and why we need to use and manage our forest resources more wisely.
Identify four priority forest regions, and both wildlife and wood species from them, that are currently under threat.
State the forestry concerns that affect North America.
Define the threats to forests and the impacts of deforestation.
List the solutions to deforestation and forest degradation, including responsible forest management and strategies for sourcing and specifying responsible wood products.
Instructors
Amy Smith
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Course Codes
AEC694
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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