NATURE PARK MANAGEMENT I - Distance Learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  03/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

Study nature park management, ecology, plant maintenance, wilderness park design and more. There are 12 lessons in this module as follows: 1. Introduction to Nature Park Management – the role and scope of nature parks; the importance of indigenous vegetation in nature parks. 2. Basic Ecology – the environment, plants and animals; ecosystem concepts. 3. Soil Management in Nature Parks – soil characteristics and problems; earthworks. 4. Plant Maintenance – basic gardening techniques; natural gardening; plant selection; succession planting; equipment. 5. Design of Nature/Wilderness Parks I – collecting site information; preparing concept plans. 6. Design of Nature/Wilderness Parks II – drawing the final plan; construction estimates; designing animal enclosures. 7. Weed Management – characteristics of weeds; weed control; environmental weeds. 8. Pest and Disease Management – management strategies; chemical safety. 9. Culture of Indigenous Plants – techniques for establishing vegetation; planting design. 10. Tree Management – role of trees in nature parks; tree maintenance plans; pruning and tree surgery. 11. Turf Care – turf varieties in nature parks; lawn preparation, establishment and maintenance. 12. Rehabilitation: Problems and Solutions – aims and strategies; soil problems and solutions in degraded sites. Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/General-Horticulture/NATURE-PARK-MANAGEMENT-I-BEN120-87.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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