CSU FW 104 - Exam 1 Study Guide (7 pages)

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Lectures 1-6

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Colorado State University- Fort Collins
Fw 104 - Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (GT-SC2)

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FW104 1nd Edition Exam 1 Study Guide Lectures 1 6 Lecture 1 August 26 Tuesday I Terms and Definitions Biology study of living organisms their vital processes Webster VL Wildlife non domesticated animals in their natural environments including vertebrates and invertebrates VL Wildlife Management application of scientific knowledge and technical skills to protect conserve limit or enhance wildlife population VL Biodiversity diversity of life includes genetics species community and ecosystem diversity as well as ecological processes Natural Resources products and or experiences provided by the earth that have values to humans both non renewable and renewable VL Lecture 2 August 28 Thursday People involved with Wildlife Ecosystems professionals special interest groups concerned individuals decision makers like politicians scientists researchers and general public OWNED by the PEOPLE CANT have wildlife WITHOUT habitat Managed by resident wildlife individual state federal and tribal agencies Conservation funded by federal state nonprofit agency funding Wildlife Values 1 Aesthetic 2 Economical funding comes from state sources licenses fees permits federal aid tax on sporting equipment tax US only country that uses tax for wildlife Wildlife Ecosystem provides products tourism jobs other 3 Societal recreational relaxation tourism 4 Cultural 5 Scientific 6 Recreational 7 Negative 8 Ecological food webs symbiotic relationships 9 Education 10 Ethical going green Lecture 3 September 4 Thursday I DNA founded by Watson Crick carrier of genetic information compiled of chromosomes Bases molecules that make up DNA which are G A C T Codon 3 molecule bases that together make part of a gene Gene a group of codons that encode for specific amino acid s or protein s that make up a trait Trait genetically determined type of characteristic like eye color hair color etc Genotype trait that is an individual s genetic blue print Phenotype trait that is the outward appearance of an individual

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