Course Details

Information on this site supports REM 151 Rangeland Principles at the University of Idaho. This 3-credit course is offered by the Rangeland Conservation program in the College of Natural Resources.
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Rangelands are vast, arid landscapes that cover most of western North America and the earth. Students will examine the ecological principles that cause these grasslands, shrublands, woodlands and deserts to change or stay the same. Students will also explore how humans use and manage these ecosystems. The modern challenges of rangeland management must be met with broad thinking and new, sustainable practices to maintain and restore rangelands and the human communities that rely on them.

Course Objectives:

  • Explore the diversity of rangeland types and uses.
  • Understand environmental conditions that drive ecological forces on rangelands.
  • Recognize the basic tools for the stewardship of rangelands.
  • Gain respect for the many values that humans desire from rangelands.

A Variety of Offerings:

This course is offered as a University of Idaho Course REM 151 Rangeland Principles. The course can be taken on campus or as  dual credit course in several high schools throughout the state.


Send an e-mail to April Hulet ( or call 208-364-4073 for more details about the course opportunities.

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