Wildlife management is the application of principles of ecology and land management to managing wildlife populations and their habitats. The emphasis focuses primarily on terrestrial and wetland habitats and their animal associates. Employment opportunities are with governmental agencies and a variety of private conservation 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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