NRES 480 – Human-Wildlife Interactions

This course is open to undergraduates and graduate students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The course is a mix of lectures, activities, and lots of discussion, much of which is led by students. Students in this course will be able to:

1. Describe a variety of human wildlife interactions from conflict to coexistence.

2. Discuss the pros and cons of various measures that have been taken to reduce conflicts between humans and wildlife.

3. Describe the ways that attitudes, economics, policies, and culture have affected our relationships with wildlife around the world.