RPTS 300 Park & Protected Area Management

RPTS 300 – 3 credits




  •  Field based course. Travel to Southeastern Utah for 11 days of on-site learning including hiking, camping, mountain biking and rafting
  • Land management & policy
  • Park planning, land acquisition, administration, maintenance, interpretation, natural and cultural resource management
  • Talk to professionals in the field and gain access to insight on current trends
  • User group issues, desert ecosystems
  • Instruction on the principles of Leave no Trace camping, mountain biking, backcountry hiking, and identification of local flora and fauna

When: Monday, May 12th through Friday, May 23rd

Where: Southern Utah – National & State Parks, National Forests Wild & Scenic Rivers

Who: David Scott & Scott Shafer (Faculty, RPTS)

Jason Kurten (Director, Outdoor Adventures)

Contact – Scott Shafer   sshafer@tamu.edu

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