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Unit of Study ENVR3004 - Protected Area Management (2025)

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      Students must attend a compulsory 3-day field camp, departing from the Lismore campus the day before commencement. No private vehicle access is permitted. Enrolment numbers are capped and priority will be given to final year students. Students can email fse.cc.BSc@scu.edu.au for more information. Final cost to students will be provided closer to the camp date.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

define the major threats to biodiversity in Australia and the role of protected areas in biodiversity conservation, tourism and protection of cultural heritage.

assess the importance of integrative management of protected areas that encompasses cultural and biological values, threat management and future planning.

design techniques for education and interpretation in protected area management.

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