Wildlife management

A.Y. 2017/2018
4
Max ECTS
40
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/19
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
After this course, the students will have a basic knowledge of wildlife management of different wild species in protected areas, as well as in areas subjected to hunting management and in extensive or intensive farming conditions.
Expected learning outcomes
To plan and achieve wildlife management interventions in mountain areas; to evaluate the impact of animal husbandry activities on wildlife in mountain areas.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
-Socio-economical situation and change of use of alpine areas, and implications for wildlife
-Biology and behaviour of the main alpine wild species
-Criteria for identifying sex and age classes of the main wild species
-Principles of extensive wildlife
Teaching methods
Schemi power point presentati durante il corso, relativi riferimenti bibliografici e siti web.
WOBESER G. A. (2006) - Essentials of disease in wild animals. Blackwell Publishing, pagg. 243.
MUSTONI A., PEDROTTI L., ZANON E., TOSI G. (2002) Ungulati delle Alpi. Nitida Immagine Editrice, Trento.
MASSEI G., GENOV P. (2000). Il cinghiale. Calderini, Edizioni Edagricole, Bologna.
AGR/19 - ANIMAL SCIENCE - University credits: 4
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Mattiello Silvana
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