What You'll Learn In This Course

Course Purpose

This course provides the foundation required to manage resources by understanding what constitutes healthy ecosystem processes. By being able to identify effective water and mineral cycles, energy flow, and community dynamics you will next be able to build upon this knowledge and have the ability to move the condition of land through management actions and policies within your Holistic Context. Wondering what a Holistic Context is? Check out the 101: Introduction to Holistic Management course, there you'll learn all about Holistic Decision Making and the planning processes unique to Holistic Management.

Course Objectives

If we've done our job, at the conclusion of the course you'll be well versed in:

  • The four ecosystem processes
  • Their impact on our environment
  • How you can begin to manage the processes in your own context
  • What you can do to continue your path to mastery

Course Structure

We've curated content for this course in the form of course readings, instructional videos, and quizzes to check your understanding. We believe the best way to learn is through collaboration, so we encourage engagement with your instructors and classmates by posting comments on the discussions in these lectures.

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