WR504: Water, Salmon and Society is a field based course designed to introduce students to the broad range of impacts and challenges associated with water resources and fisheries in the heart of the Columbia River Basin.

Specific learning objectives are:
1. Gain an understanding of interdisciplinary challenges facing environmental sustainability across a range of scales.
2. Examine how disciplinary knowledge can contribute to a large-scale, integrated management challenges.
3. Assess how integrated cross-disciplinary approaches can advance knowledge and management of large, complex systems.
4. Build a more cohesive community of students interested in complex environmental and water resources issues.

This course was first run in the Fall Semester of 2008, and is currently planned to be offered in alternate years.

Contact Dr. Timothy Link for more information (tlink@uidaho.edu)