BIO3111 - Timetable of Topics 2021

Week

Lectures

Laboratories

1

1

Course Introduction/ Ecological challenges

CC

Quiz 1

(no lab)

 

2

Threatening processes

JM

2

3

Terrestrial invasions

JM

Introduction to Project 1 (Managing Invasive Species)

ND

4

Vegetation management

JM

3

5

Vegetation management II

JM

Data processing & analysis for Project 1

(Managing Invasive Species)

ND

6

Ecological restoration

JM

4

7

Landscape ecology I

CC

Quiz 2

(no lab)

 

8

Landscape ecology II

CC

5

9

Landscape ecology III

CC

Quiz 3

(no lab)

 

10

Land and vegetation management

JT

Semester Break: Friday 2nd April to Friday 9th April

6

11

Systematic conservation planning

JM

Introduction to Project 2 (Reserve Design)

CC

12

Effective protected area management

CC

7

13

Structured decision making

CC

Follow-up to Project 2 (Reserve Design)

CC

14

Adaptive management

JM

8

15

Other evidence-based conservation tools

CC

Quiz 4

(no lab)

 

16

Environmental legislation

CC

9

17

Assessing and monitoring biodiversity I

CC

Quiz 5

(no lab)

 

18

Assessing and monitoring biodiversity II

CC

10

19

Economics of conservation

CC

Quiz 6

(no lab)

 

20

Valuing biodiversity

CC

11

21

Evolution as a factor in ecological management

CS

Quiz 7

(no lab)

 

22

Evolutionary processes and molecular genetic diversity

CS

12

23

Evolution, landscapes and conservation

CS

Quiz 8

(no lab)

 

24

Exam preparation

CC

Lectures: Tuesday 11am-1pm - Live streamed

Laboratories: Thursday 10am-1pm OR Thursday 2pm-5pm (JMR Classroom - G02A & G02B, 50 College Walk)

Lecturers: CC – Dr Carly Cook; CS –Prof. Carla Sgró; JM – Dr Joslin Moore; JT – Dr James Todd (DELWP)
Laboratories: ND – Dr Nick Deal; CC – Dr Carly Cook