In Environmental Management 1: Ecology, students develop conservation competencies and skills through the understanding of environmental concerns. Instructional content includes the care, management and preservation of soil, air, water, forests and wildlife. Students identify and discuss prevalent environmental problems and learn methods and practices used to preserve natural resources and maintain a healthy ecology. Teachers incorporate specific environmental concerns and issues common to the local community. This course supports components of biology and chemistry.
Environmental Management 2: Fisheries and Wildlife offers an introduction to conservation and management of both terrestrial and aquatic wildlife and their habitats. Content addressing the issues related to endangered species and organizations that protect fisheries and wildlife is also included.
Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.