ENGS 41 – Sustainability and Natural
Resource Management
Schedule for Spring
2012
Class Meetings
Room 202 Cummings (
MondayWednesdayFriday
11:15  12:20
Xhour: Tuesday 12:00 
12:50
Week 1 
Monday 26 March 
Introduction to course Preface – Section 1.1.1 

Tuesday 27 March (Xhour) 
No activity 

Wednesday 28 March 
Remainder of Section 1.1 

Friday 30 March 
Section 1.3 Homework #1 assigned 
Week 2 
Monday 2 April 
Chapter 1 – End 

Tuesday 3 April (Xhour) 
Chapter 2 – Biological
aspects 

Wednesday 4 April 
Chapter 2 – Harvesting
aspects 

Friday 6 April 
No class – Religious holiday for instructor Homework #1 due – Homework
#2 assigned 
Week 3 
Monday 9 April 
Chapter 2 – Economic
aspects 

Tuesday 10 April (Xhour) 
Optional: Math tutorial 

Wednesday 11 April 
Chapter 3 – Stage
modeling, modes 

Friday 13 April 
Chapter 3 – Part 2 Homework #2 due – Homework
#3 assigned 
Week 4 
Monday 16 April 
Chapter 3 – Part 3 

Tuesday 17 April (Xhour) 
No activity 

Wednesday 18 April 
Chapter 4 – Cohort
modeling 

Friday 20 April 
Chapter 4 – Harvesting
aspects Homework #3 due 
Week 5 
Monday 23 April 
Guest lecture by Jim Hourdequin ‘97 “Sustainable Timberland Management” 

Tuesday 24 April (Xhour) 
No activity 

Wednesday 25 April 
Chapter 4 – Economic
aspects 

Friday 27 April 
Inclass MidTerm Exam Homework #4 assigned 
Week 6 
Monday 30 April 
Chapter 3 – Separate
cohorts 

Tuesday 1 May (Xhour) 
No activity 

Wednesday 2 May 
Chapter 5 – Part 1 

Friday 4 May 
Chapter 5 – Part 2 Homework #4 due – Homework
#5 assigned 
Week 7 
Monday 7 May 
Chapter 5 – Part 3 

Tuesday 8 May (Xhour) 
No activity 

Wednesday 9 May 
Chapter 5 – Part 4 

Friday 11 May 
Chapter 5 – Part 5 Homework #5 due – Homework
#6 assigned 
Week 8 
Monday 14 May 
Chapter 5 – Part 6 

Tuesday 15 May (Xhour) 
No activity 

Wednesday 16 May 
Chapter 5 – Part 7 

Friday 18 May 
No class – Professor away Homework #6 due – Homework
#7 assigned 
Week 9 
Monday 21 May 
Chapter 6 – Part 1 

Tuesday 22 May (Xhour) 
No activity 

Wednesday 23 May 
Chapter 6 – Part 2 

Friday 25 May 
Chapter 6 – Part 3 Homework #7 due 
Week 10 
Monday 28 May 
No class – Memorial Day 

Tuesday 29 May (Xhour) 
Guest lecture by Chris Soderquist “Regional Emissions Reduction Plans” 

Wednesday 30 May 
Chapter 6 – Part 4 (last day of classes) 

Friday 1 June 
Takehome Final Exam
assigned at 10am 
Week 11 
Monday 4 June 
Takehome Final Exam due at
5pm 