Biological Conservation and Biodiversity LabSemester Course

Biological Conservation and Biodiversity Lab, Semester Course
Corequisite Course(s)
Major Discipline(s)
Biology, Environmental Science, Sustainability
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

This hands-on lab experience covers topics related to conservation, biodiversity, and the management of species, as well as providing you with systematic tools to use field guides and collect data in the field. You use field guides, observational, and descriptive skills to identify birds, plants, trees, and other species. The course includes working with the management of protected areas and creating a management plan for one species or specific habitat.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Environmental Studies


Inger Kærgaard

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Inger Kærgaard, MSc, biology (University of Copenhagen, 2004), focused on sustainability and conservation biology. Project manager at University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland. Worked for various NGOs on forest protection and sustainable development in Thailand and Indonesia (2007 and 2010). Taught biology in an upper secondary school in Denmark and was also involved in an education program for sustainability education (2010-2013). Organized two photo exhibitions on forest issues. The exhibitions, supported by Danida, were based on qualitative research, which Inger carried out in South East Asia (2009 and 2012). Inger's current work focuses on urban bat ecology - as a bat consultant for Copenhagen Municipality and, since spring 2021, with her own research project on bats in Copenhagen. With DIS since 2014.