Course: Game Keeping and Hunting 1

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Course title Game Keeping and Hunting 1
Course code UA/MYS1K
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Dvořák Petr, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. 1.1. History of hunting and gamekeeping and gamekeepers´ association activities; 1.2. Importance of gamekeeping, gamekeepers´ culture, gamekeepers´ ethics; 1.3. Personality of a gamekeeper, gamekeepers´ jargon, gamekeepers´ customs and traditions; 2. 2.1. Legal regulations related to the gamekeeping, about weapons and ammunition, about protection of nature and landscape, veterinary regulations, regulations about protection of animals against maltreatment, EU legal regulations and international conventions related to gamekeeping; 2.2. Gamekeeping management; 2.3. Plans of gamekeeping management and gamekeepers´ statistics; 3. 3.1.Gamekeeper´s zoology and biology of game (knowledge of main diagnostic signs of game animals and methods of their life); 4. 4.1. Rearing of animals (including rearing of game animals and basic technologies); 4.2. Care for game (including feeding of game animals, building and maintenance of gamekeeping facilities), 4.3. Ecology and environmental protection, protection of animals and improvement of environment and natural conditions of game animals, prevention of damages caused by game animals, relation to other freely living animals, ethology and well-being of game;

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training
  • Class attendance - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 20 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Familiarization with the issue of gamekeeping in the scope needed for gaining the first hunting permit pursuant to the Act on gamekeeping No. 449/ 2001 Coll.
Basic knowledge of zoology, disease, and protection of wildlife.
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of zoology, disease, and protection of wildlife.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment, Test, Seminar work

100% attendance at seminars, completion of practical exercises, developing a plan of game management and hunting statistics.
Recommended literature
  • Anděra M., Horáček I.:. Poznáváme naše savce. Praha, Sobotáles. 328 s. 2005.
  • Hromas J. a kol. Myslivost. Písek, 2008. ISBN 978-80-86271-00-2.
  • Kovařík, J., Vosátka, J. Penzum znalostí z myslivosti. Praha, 2009.
  • WANDEL, G. Myslivecká zařízení v honitbách svépomocí. Grada, 2007. ISBN 987-80-247-2050-0.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Protection of Waters (2020) Category: Ecology and environmental protection 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Fishery (2018) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Protection of Waters (2021) Category: Ecology and environmental protection 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Fishery (2019) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Fishery (2021) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters Study plan (Version): Fishery (2020) Category: Agriculture and forestry 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter