Natural Resources Emphasis Areas

UMC Natural Resources Ecological Restoration Cover PhotoEcological Restoration

Ecological restoration is the processes of repairing ecosystems that have been damaged due to human or natural influences.


Natural Resources Aviation of Plane FlyingNatural Resources Aviation

This emphasis leads to careers as natural resources pilots employed by state and federal agencies such as the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, and state departments of natural resources.

Natural Resources Law Enforcement - Border Patrol AgentNatural Resources Law Enforcement Emphasis

This emphasis provides integrated instruction in natural resources law enforcement.


UMC Natural Resources Management Students Working in a ForestNatural Resources Management Emphasis

This emphasis provides an integrated approach to land use and the conservation of wildlife, fish, forest, prairie, and recreation resources.


UMC Natural Resources Park Management Students at Whiskey LakePark Management Emphasis

This emphasis provides an integrated approach to park and recreation area management.



UMC Natural Resources Water Management Students and Faculty Member dragging the Red Lake River with a net.Water Resource Management Emphasis

This emphasis focuses on water resource management at the watershed scale.



UMC Natural Resources Wildlife Management Student Holding Bear CubsWildlife Management Emphasis

The emphasis focuses primarily on terrestrial and wetland habitats and their animal associates.