FW 218 : Survey of Northwest Mammals

Transcript title

Survey of Northwest Mammals

Credits

2

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

40

Other hours

40

Recommended preparation

BI 102 or BI 213 or FOR 241A.

Description

This course is an introduction to mammal systematics, and surveys ecologically, economically, and socially important mammal species in the Pacific Northwest with an emphasis on identification and basic life history.

Learning outcomes

1. Identify major bones and features of the mammalian skull.
2. Use a dichotomous key to identify mammals of Oregon.
3. Correctly place Oregon mammals into their appropriate order and family.
4. Identify 65 species/genera/families of Oregon mammals by external and/or skull characteristics.
5. Implement survey techniques to detect presence/absence of Oregon mammals.
6. Identify probable mammal species occupying various upland habitats in Oregon.
7. Identify the ecological role and/or economic importance of selected mammals.

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