Outdoor Recreation Operations and Management

RFW 263 Outdoor Recreation Operations and Management is designed to prepare the student for employment in the field of parks and outdoor recreation. The variety of employers offering outdoor recreation opportunities in B.C., and their roles in the province are examined. Practical field skills such as trail and campground design, construction, and maintenance as well as analytical skills such as monitoring and managing impacts, assessing public safety, developing site plans and incorporating multiple natural resource and social values in protected area management will be studied and practiced. Examples of real, contemporary recreational management issues are used to make the course current and relevant.