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.
-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
Slides of the lessons, websitesWOBESER 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.