Course: Nature and landscape conservation

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Course title Nature and landscape conservation
Course code KGG/UOZP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Mackovčin Peter, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Course presents fundamentals of nature and landscape conservation from the geographer's point of view. Historical development and principles of nature and landscape conservation will be brought forward. Primary attention will be paid to spatial aspect of nature and landscape conservation - general protection, special protection, cultural landscape. Shortly will be commented componential and species aspect of environmental protection. We will also mention legislative framework of nature and landscape conservation, including administrative bodies active in this field, and the situation abroad.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
  • Homework for Teaching - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 20 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
  • Semestral Work - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Understanding basic terms and concepts used in landscape and nature conservation.
Recall basic terms and concepts used in landscape and nature conservation.
Elementary knowledge in Physical Geography.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam, Student performance, Seminar Work

Active participation in class, seminar work and presentation.
Recommended literature
  • Demek, J. (ed.). (1978). Životní prostředí ČSR. Studia Geographica 39. Brno: UJEP.
  • Dirner, V. et al. (1997). Ochrana životního prostředí. Praha, Ostrava: MŽP a VŠB.
  • IUCN, UNEP, WWF. (1991). Caring for the Earth: A Strategy for Sustainable Living. Gland: IUCN, UNEP, WWF.
  • Mackovčin, P., Sedláček, P. (eds.). Chráněná území ČR. Svazek I-XIV. Praha: Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny, 2002-2005.
  • Moldan, B. (1997). Příroda a civilizace. Praha: SPN.
  • MŽP. Zpráva o stavu životního prostředí (ročenka). Praha: MŽP.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Teaching Training in Geography for Secondary Schools (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter