Goals of Education
With regard to resources of animals, plants, water and soil around us and the belief of sustainable management, our department focuses on discovering the structure, capability and diversity of ecosystems to use natural resources. At the meanwhile, with the belief that ecosystems are seamlessly and inseparably related to lives of individuals, our department focuses on ecosystem resources protection, sustainable management and wood/bamboo resources usage in individual lives, to achieve the goal of universal sustainable development.
With regard to local ecology specialties resources, our department focuses on global ecology change and ecology protection. Our course arrangement focuses on basic science training, connection to local ecology knowledge and society expectation of spices conservation, actively develop whole-ecology-concerned spices protection courses, to culture multifaceted experts with expertise in ecological surveys and species protection knowledge.
Our department focuses on pragmatic fieldwork and approaches to analysis of survey data to provide information applied to management of resources decision making. We understand and respect different views toward management and usage of natural resources. Students are expected to have humanities accomplishments, skills of communication and coordination, and enthusiasm in sharing knowledge and experiences.
Wood/bamboo Resources Usage
Our department combines science and managements which are both concerned with the belief of sustainable management and necessary for culture industry of wood and bamboo, to achieve the goal of sustainable usage of natural resources. Our course arrangement focuses on integration of ecology, humanities and science approaches. Gathering advisors with different expertise, we connect research group with government, industry and academia to improve sustainable usage of wood resources in ecology, production and individual lives.
Goals of Research and Development
The major research and development of our department focuses on the unique forest and natural resources in Ilan. The goals of the research and development are as follows,
- To gather information concerned with forest resources and ecosystems, as at a basis for ecosystem management, ecological environment structures and resources use.
- To improve life-style and life-space arrangement combined with forest ecology, join regional ecosystem protection and rebuilding, and to bridge the gap between individual lives and ecosystems to create a good life environment – on a basis of research development and advertising.
- To bridge the gap among ecosystems, individual lives, cultures and economy and create the most efficient forest resource usage in order to achieve the goal of sustainable development.
- To culture experts who have the concept of integration of forest industry development and specific expertise for national expert resources.