RECLAM 1010 Introduction to Reclamation & Restoration 3 Credits

The basis for reclamation and restoration in ethics and practice. Applications of science, agriculture, engineering and law in reclamation and restoration problems answered through lecture and field presentations made by the major faculty members of the reclamation, environment and conservation program and guest speakers from the profession.
Components: Laboratory, Class
Typically Offered: Fall

RECLAM 3010 Current Topics in Reclamation 1-3 Credits

Selected topics in current reclamation problems examined in either lecture, laboratory, or field presentations.
Components: Laboratory, Class
Typically Offered: Occasional

RECLAM 3020 Reclamation Revegetation 3 Credits

Selection and identification of adapted herbaceous and woody species for reclamation, site revegetation, and planting methods. Restoration techniques for design, construction and maintenance of wetlands, prairie, woodland, and riparian habitat.
Components: Laboratory, Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: BIOLOGY 3450 or RECLAM 1010 or consent of instructor
Typically Offered: Spring

RECLAM 3410 Wetland Ecology, Restoration and Management 3 Credits

In-depth study of wetland communities, including composition, distribution, function, ecology and hydrology. Wetland delineation, regulation, mitigation and restoration. Techniques to improve restoration success and long-term management. Analysis of hydrology within the context of wetland restoration and management.
Components: Field Studies, Laboratory, Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: SCSCI 2230 or consent of instructor
Typically Offered: Fall-ALT

RECLAM 3880 Environmental Law 3 Credits

A study of historical concepts and common law rules and their effect on the development of environmental law; examination of state and federal statutes, regulations and case law relating to land use, pollution control and preservation of natural resources; exploration of the legal frontiers of environmental protection and restoration.
Components: Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: C: four credits of lab science and junior standing
Typically Offered: Occasional

RECLAM 3900 Reclamation & Restoration Field Trip 3 Credits

A field trip of approximately two-week duration taken during summer or spring interim to major land reclamation and restoration ecology projects and research centers. The trip is run in successive years to different regions of the United States. The role of local, state, and federal governments and private industry in reclamation and restoration is studied through numerous site visits. The keeping of a photographic log and journal is required. One trip is required of all Reclamation, Environment and Conservation majors.
Components: Field Studies
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: sophomore standing or consent of instructor
Typically Offered: Summer

RECLAM 3940 GIS / GPS and Mapping 3 Credits

Geospatial concepts integrating digital orthophotography, global positioning systems, and geographic information systems for natural resource and conservation-related applications. Use of technology in conjunction with a field component.
Components: Laboratory, Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: COMPUTER 1830 or consent of instructor
Typically Offered: Fall

RECLAM 4660 Cooperative Field Experience 3-6 Credits

Enhancement of the educational experience through placement of a student with a cooperating agency, business, industry, or institution. The nature of the assignment, type of experience, number of credits, and evaluation procedure to be stipulated in an agreement between the student and director of Reclamation, Environment and Conservation.
Components: Field Studies
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: junior standing or consent of instructor
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

RECLAM 4920 Independent Study 1-3 Credits

Independent research project with a written report or paper required. Done under supervision of a faculty member.
Components: Independent Study
Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

RECLAM 4940 Project Management in Reclamation and Restoration 3 Credits

Project management concepts are applied to environmental and conservation-related issues and activities. Concepts include definitions, role of project manager, project life cycle, project control cycles, project management tools, project team and organizational factors, and plan implementation. Leadership, team building and communication skills are emphasized through service learning projects, written reports, and presentations.
Components: Class
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: junior standing or consent of instructor
Typically Offered: Spring