This Master of Natural Resources Stewardship (M.N.R.S.) is a coursework-intensive professional master’s degree. It provides students with a broad natural resources education and specialized resource management expertise in ecological restoration. 

Effective Fall 2017

Core Courses
Select one course from the following: 3
Advanced Quantitative Methods in Forestry I
Natural Resource Inventory and Data Analysis
Rangeland Ecosystem Sampling
NR 444Fire Economics and Policy3
or NR 568 Economics of Forests, Restoration and Fire
NR 567Analysis of Environmental Impact3
NR 578Ecology of Disturbed Lands3
NR 693Natural Resources Stewardship Seminar2
Ecological Restoration Specialization
Select a minimum 9 credits from the following: 9
Advanced Integrated Pest Management
Biological Control of Plant Pests
Phytoremediation
River Restoration Design
Foundations of Ecology
Models for Ecological Data
Biogeochemical Cycling in Ecosystems
Ecotoxicology
Wetland Ecology and Restoration
Advanced Ecological Restoration
Soil Ecology
Environmental Soil Chemistry
No more than one of the following three courses may count towards the 9 credits above:
Fire Ecology
Ecology of Military Lands
Riparian Ecology and Management
Electives 17
Program Total Credits:30

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program. 

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Select courses with approval of advisor and graduate committee.