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NISH 190 - Tribal Natural Resource Management (3 credit hours)

Offered in Winter Term (3-0-0)
Tribes have become increasingly important resource managers. Tribes are responsible for the management of millions of acres land throughout the nation. The roles and the extent of tribal natural resource management is complicated and varies according to Treaties, Court Orders, location and can be influenced, increased or eliminated based on the outcome of court cases or federal legislation. This course is intended to expose the student to the court cases, treaties, laws and agreements that govern tribal natural resource management in Michigan. And to shed light on the philosophy behind tribal natural resource management. This course will also touch on the types of management and problem solving strategies necessary or available to natural resource managers. Field trips are an essential part of this class.
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