Nature Park Management II 100 Hours Certificate Course
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Nature Park Management II 100 Hours Certificate Course
Nature Park Management II course online. Home Study - Distance Learning. Nature Park Management Course. Boost your nature park managing skills further! This online course builds on Nature Park Management I, but can be taken in its own right. It focuses more on indigenous plants and using them to create natural, balanced ecosystems. Learn to create nature trails, build rockeries and pathways, construct ponds and watercourses, design picnic grounds and animal enclosures, promote a nature park, and lots more.
Follow this course up with our Diploma in Wildlife Management, Diploma in Horticulture (Nature Park Management), or Higher Advanced Diploma in Environmental Management?
This course will benefit you, if you are working in, or aspiring to work in:
- Land management
- Parks & gardens
- Wildlife Management
Course duration: 100 hours approx. - Work at your own pace with no deadlines
Qualification: Level 4 Certificate in Nature Park Management ll
Learning Goals: Nature Park Management II BEN207
- Explain the role of nature parks in preserving natural environments.
- Explain the role of nature parks as a recreation resource.
- Explain the issues of managing wildlife in nature parks.
- Explain the design of visitor amenities in nature parks and their impact on the environment.
- Explain the role interpretative facilities in nature parks.
- Explain the design and construction of trails within nature parks.
- Explain the importance and management of natural water areas in nature parks
- Explain the importance of effective marketing in promoting nature parks.
- Explain safety issues and hazard management in nature parks.
- Explain the use of risk management plans in nature parks.
Lesson Structure: Nature Park Management II BEN207
There are 15 lessons:
1 Creation & Maintenance of Australian Ecosystems
- Plant associations
- Types of rock groupings
- lants and rockeries
- Cuttings, etc.
- Brochures, etc.
- Introduction to/use of Eucalypts.
6 Proteaceae Natives
- Introduction to and use of the main Proteaceae genera.
7 Australian Legumes
- Introduction to Mimosaceae(e.g. Acacia)
- Introduction to Caesalpinaceae (e.g. Cassia)
- Introduction to Fabaceae (e.g. Kennedya)
8 More Native Plants
- Introduction to other Australian plant genera; e.g. ferns, conifers, Melaleuca, Callistemon.
9 Wildlife Park Management (Keeping animals)
- Permits, etc.
10 Picnic Areas
- litter, etc.
11 Playground Design
- Costing, etc.
12 Paths & Paving
- Types of pavers
- Laying paths and pavers
13 Water Landscapes
- Water features
- Maintenance, etc.
14 Park Interpretation
- Program design, etc.
15 Trail Design & Construction
- Fun & fitness trails
- Surfacing materials
What You Will Do In This Course:
- Explain how by changing drainage patterns man can damage a natural environment. Consider both urban and rural areas.
- Why would you plant trees several years before planting lower plants in an area you are attempting to return to natural bush?
- How would you go about rehabilitating or establishing an area?
- Present your notes and sketches from a study of natural rock areas.
- Present photos or sketches of rockeries you have inspected.
- In what situations would you be likely to create rockeries in a wildlife enclosure? Why?
- Prepare a list of 30 Australian native plants stating how you would propagate them and why you would use that method in preference to others.
- Prepare a table of at least 20 different recreation activities that you may be familiar with that indicates how compatible these activities are with each other.
- Design a magazine or newspaper advertizement to promote a park you visited.
- Name a nature park which you know of through their marketing, though you have never visited it. What aspect(s) of their marketing have made you aware of this park?
- Describe step by step everything you need to do to grow a eucalypt from seed into a healthy plant over a ten year period.
- Select 25 different species of Eucalyptus which you have details about and write a description and notes for each of these species.
- Write descriptions for six different species of wattles which will grow successfully in your locality.
- What are the principle uses of the Proteaceae and leguminous plants as you see them in a park situation.
- Make up a list of at least 30 Myrtaceae species which will grow well in your locality.
- Draw a concept plan for the development of a wildlife park.
- Draw a detailed plan for the construction of an animal enclosure.
- Design a picnic area.
- Submit the drawing (or photo) of the picnic area you looked at with your comments on the design of that facility.
- Design a piece of park furniture and prepare a costing for the production of the item.
- List six different types of park furniture you looked at.
- Collect catalogues from lawn seed suppliers, instant lawn companies etc.
- Contact several quarries in your area. Collect samples of the materials they supply.
- Contact artificial turf companies and make up a list of materials available.
- Find three examples of bad selection of surfacings in a landscape.
- List freshwater and saltwater animals that can be farmed under aquaculture management in your locality.
- Design a water feature of your choice.
- Compare the alternative methods of sign production to show the differences between methods with respect to cost, durability, the situations where it would be appropriate or inappropriate to use each type.
- Design a sign which will enable visitors to distinguish between the different animals in an enclosure.
- Write a short piece of literature for children which relates what you can observe in an enclosure.
- Suggest a supervised activity for children which could be used in a wildlife park during school holidays.
- Design a trail.
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