Class will focus on the natural history of Canyonlands National Park whilst day hiking. Attention will be given to contemporary resource management challenges and their relationship to user behaviors. In addition, the course will focus on safety, leave no trace ethics, consumerism, and environmental ethics.
This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.
Class Sections For Hiking and History of Canyonlands National Park (PRTL 252)
Spring 2021 Section 1, Starting on: 02/24/2021
Attendance at 1st class meeting is mandatory. Drops not possible after 2nd day following this meeting. Class meets February 24 only. Field trip March 19-21. Day hikes and overnight camping. Students will learn how and what to pack and become familiar with Leave No Trace skills. We will cover camping skills, safety, consumerism, and environmental and natural resource topics associated with outdoor recreation. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see http://registrar.utah.edu/handbook/miscellaneous.php