This Master of Natural Resources Stewardship (M.N.R.S.), Plan C, Ecological Restoration Specialization 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 2023

Core Courses
NR 567Analysis of Environmental Impact3
NR 578Ecology of Disturbed Lands3
Select one course from the following:2-3
Monitoring for Advanced Silviculture
Natural Resource Inventory and Data Analysis
Rangeland Ecosystem Sampling
Select one course from the following:1-2
Advanced Silviculture Seminar
Natural Resources Stewardship Seminar
Ecological Restoration Specialization
Select a minimum 9 credits from the following:9
Advanced Integrated Pest Management
Invasive Plants/Weeds–Ecosystems to Molecules
Evolutionary Ecology
River Restoration Design
Foundations of Ecology
Sustaining River Ecosystems in Changing World
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
Ecology of Grasslands and Shrublands
Electives 110-12
Program Total Credits:30

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


Select courses with approval of advisor.