ENV 230 - Aquatic Ecology

4 credits (PREREQUISITE: BIO 121)

An introduction to plant and animal life in the fresh water habitats of the Connecticut River, this course focuses on the biology and behavior of plants, animals, and microbes living in water. Studies center on freshwater inland lakes, ponds, rivers, brooks, and wetlands. All aspects of life in fresh water, from algae, to salmon, to plankton are involved. Laboratory and field work are included. (Sp)