This course will provide practical experience in tropical forest conservation, introducing tools for rapid assessment of biodiversity, analysis of human use and natural disturbance impacts on forest structure and diversity, and the development of effective forest conservation strategies. The 10-day course will be field-based in the country of Dominica, West Indies. Additional fees of $2700 for field course (e.g. accommmodation, food, other within course travel expenses). See Faculty website for details. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.