Prereq.:RNR 2031 or RNR 2072 and EXST 2201; RNR 3018.Weekend field trips. Students are responsible for paying for travel expenses associated with this course.3 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Wildlife science and the scientific method, generating and testing hypotheses and predictions, statistical analysis of class generated data and scientific writing. Population inventories and analysis; harvest management; methods to capture animals and determine age and sex. Immobilization methods, marking methods, radio telemetry and assessment of nutrition and condition. Use of GPS and GIS in wildlife ecology.