Students with broad interests in natural resources choose this emphasis. An integrated approach to land use and the conservation of wildlife, fish, forest, water, soil, and recreation resources is provided as background for a variety of employment opportunities with federal, state, and county agencies; and private organizations.
John Loegering, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Natural Resources program at the University of Minnesota Crookston, discusses the various emphases or program tracks in the major and what sets UMC apart. He describes the applied nature of the program and how that benefits students. One of his main areas of research is in wildlife ecology.
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