Forest and Range Botany

Course number: ENSC 0112

Course length: 75 hrs

Course credits: 3 credits

Course description:

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the world of flora. Students will develop skills in the collection, recognition and evaluation of common plants and plant associations in boreal, taiga and tundra.  The course will develop expertise regarding the identification, classification, and distribution of plants in the NWT.  Students will become familiar with the basic anatomy, physiology, and ecology of non-vascular and vascular plants. Skills in classification will include the use of plant keys, understanding of the history and structure of taxonomic systems for plants, and recognition of identifying features of common families.  Students will also learn about adaptations of plants to northern environments, Indigenous Knowledge and uses of our northern flora.

Course delivery:

  • In Person

Programs this course is part of: