Bachelor of Science in Forestry & Natural Resources - Urban Forestry Concentration

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  • Practical experience
    The Bachelor of Science degree program in Forestry & Natural Resources prepares students for careers in the protection and management of our forest and natural resources. Concentrations include: Environmental Planning and Assessment, Forest and Environmental Practices, Natural Resources Recreation, Urban Forestry, Watershed Management and Hydrology, Wildland Fire and Fuels Management, and an Individualized Course of Study.
  • Course description
    Urban Forestry
    Management problems resulting from the continued trend of urbanization into the urban-wildland interface are studied. Urban Forestry focuses on the urban ecosystem including lesser vegetation, wildlife, and open space, as well as the trees. The curriculum emphasizes the application of forestry skills for management of urban forest ecosystems. Students taking this concentration are eligible for two scholarships of $2000 and $1000.

    Core Courses:
    • CRP 212 Introduction to Urban Planning
    • EHS 421 Arboriculture
    • EHS 422 Advanced Arboriculture
      or NR 311 Environmental Interpretation
    • NR 339 Internship in Forest and Natural Resources
    • NR 350 Urban Forestry
    • NR 450 Community Forestry

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