This course is a unique opportunity for students to become familiar with data handling and statistical analyses which will be important prerequisites to deal with more advanced courses and their Master thesis. R is the leading language and environment that allows powerful and fast manipulation of data, offering many statistical and graphical options. This course will focus on entering and manipulating data in R, running statistical analyses, and producing graphs. In the second step of the course, the students will deal the more popular statistical analyses used to assess the wildlife management activities. They will be involved in all steps of the statistical analysis of their field data, including the datasets collected by students during field experiences of other course units.