|January 2||Introductions, Class Syllabus
|January 17||Environmental Timeline
Text, Chapter 4
Study Assignment (SA) #2
SA #3 to be completed in class
|January 19||Environmental Thought: Pioneers
John Muir, "The American Forests"
Henry David Thoreau, "Walden"
George Perkins Marsh, "Man and Nature"
|January 24||Environmental Thought: Progressive Era
Gifford Pinchot, Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson
Gifford Pinchot link: " Breaking New Ground "
Aldo Leopold link: " The Land Ethic " -> " Table of Contents "
Rachel Carson link: " Silent Spring "
|January 26||Contemporary Environmental Thought
William Cronon, Michael Pollan and Alston Chase
William Cronon link: "Trouble with Wilderness"
|January 31||The Meaning of Conservation, Wilderness Preservation, and Ecosystem Science
|February 2||Contemporary Environmental Propoganda
Text, Chp 4 pgs 103-107
Jared Diamond, excerpt from book, COLLAPSE, pgs 472-479 (handout)
|February 7||Green Thinking 2012
|February 9||Natural Resource Policymaking
Text, Chapter 3
|February 14||Happy Valentine's Day!
Policy Case Studies
William Lowry, "The Capacity for Wonder"
Ron Suskind, "The Price of Loyalty"
Mann & Plummer, "The Awful Beast is Back"
|February 16||Natural Resource and Environmental Agencies
Text, Chapter 6
|February 21||Forest Service Case Study
|February 23||Forest Service Case Study (continued)
|February 28||Forest Service Case Study (continued)
|March 1||NPS Case Study: Playing God in Yellowstone
|March 6||Review for Mid-Term Exam
Policy Case Studies
|March 8||Mid-Term Exam|
|March 20||Return Mid-Term Exams
Policy Analysis Intro
Text, Chp. 7
|March 22||Mid-Term Exam Re-write (optional)
Policy Analysis Case Study- Topical
Mid-Term Re-write must be complete by 4:30 pm. Contact Dr. Infanger
|March 27||Policy Analysis Methods
Kraft and Furlong, "Assessing Policy Alternatives" (handout)
|March 29-April 12||Policy Analysis Case Study Assignments|
|April 17||Final Draft Memo due for Policy Analysis Case Study|
|April 19, 24 & 26||
|May 3 at 8 am||Revised Memo and PPT due for Policy Analysis Case Study|