Introduction of concepts and definitions of eco-systemic services, cultural services, legislation for cultural and landscape heritage, role of the forest technician, recognition of the signs of historical management in the woods.
National and regional legislation in the forest field. Management and planning. The three hierarchical levels of forest planning in Sardinia.
Forestry and cultural heritage. Cultural heritage in the forest: elimination, management and creation of masking from scratch. Cultural heritage with forest: conservative forestry, restorative forestry, natural evolution and classical forestry. National and regional case studies.
Historical forest management and archival research. Setting up archival research, historical archives available in Sardinia, methods of consultation and document collection.
Forestry and landscape: introductory concepts on landscape. Definition of landscape, landscape plan, the case of the Sardinia Region and the Piedmont Region. The role of the forester in the management choices for the conservation, protection and enhancement of the landscape. Belvedere, design and maintenance. Forestry for the aesthetic, natural and cultural landscape.
Elements of socio-economic analysis through the analysis of direct and indirect sources. The participatory process as a mandatory tool in detailed planning or as an aid to the planning process. Practical cases in Sardinia. Historical research and participation.
Forestry for tourism. Planning, management and maintenance of parking areas and paths. Forestry for environmental education. New themes to be developed in environmental education, the forest as a dynamic system.