John Acorn, BSc, MSc

Faculty Service Officer (Biodiversity Studies & Science Communication), Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

REN R 566 - Parks, Ecology, and Society

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

An overview of the diversity of management practices among protected areas, including national and provincial parks, interpreted in the context of the ongoing development of ecological science and environmentalism. Prerequisite: REN R 260. REN R 364 recommended. Not to be taken if credit received for REN R 462 or 766.

LECTURE A1 (53302)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 11:00 - 12:20 (ECHA 2-150)


REN R 462 - Parks, Ecology, and Society

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

An overview of the diversity of management practices among protected areas, including national and provincial parks, interpreted in the context of the ongoing development of ecological science and environmentalism. Prerequisite: REN R 260. REN R 364 recommended.

LECTURE A1 (40160)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
TH 11:00 - 12:20 (ECHA 2-150)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

REN R 401 - Topics in Renewable Resources

★ 3 (fi VAR)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

Directed study in the multiple aspects of renewable resources. Open to third or fourth year students upon consent of instructor. Some sections require payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

LECTURE B2 (67072)

REN R 567 - Environmental Interpretation and Science Communication

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

An overview of theories and methods of communication, as applied to environmental topics and general audiences. Includes discussion of environmental interpretation, science communication, audio-visual communication, and media skills. Not to be taken if credit received for REN R 467 or 764.

LECTURE B1 (64626)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
W 14:00 - 16:50 (CAB 265)


REN R 205 - Wildlife Biodiversity and Ecology

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-3)

Introduction to animals in the context of conservation, interactions with people, and roles in natural ecosystems. Labs provide a survey of Western Canadian animal life, both vertebrate and invertebrate, with emphasis on recognition of higher taxa and on hierarchical classification. Field trip. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

LECTURE X50 (67094)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
H 18:00 - 21:00 (ESB 3-27)

LAB X51 (67096)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
M 14:00 - 16:50 (GSB 7-69)

LAB X52 (67098)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
T 11:00 - 13:50 (GSB 7-69)

LAB X53 (67100)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
T 14:00 - 16:50 (GSB 7-69)

LAB X54 (67102)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
W 14:00 - 16:50 (GSB 7-69)

LAB X55 (67104)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
H 14:00 - 16:50 (GSB 7-69)


REN R 467 - Environmental Interpretation and Science Communication

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

An overview of theories and methods of communication, as applied to environmental topics and general audiences. Includes discussion of environmental interpretation, science communication, audio-visual communication, and media skills.

LECTURE B1 (66800)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
W 14:00 - 16:50 (CAB 265)


REN R 501 - Topics in Renewable Resources

★ 1 (fi VAR)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

Directed study in the multiple aspects of renewable resources. Open to fourth year or graduate students upon consent of instructor.

LECTURE B4 (66872)