Lisa Gentele, a 2010 graduate of the University of Minnesota, Crookston from Omaha, Nebraska, earned her bachelor's degree in natural resources. In this video she talks about her experience on the Crookston campus and about her involvement in the various student organizations relating to natural resources and sustainability.
Jeffrey Wilson, '09, natural resources park management major, talks about his study abroad experience in the mountainous island of Tasmania and his plans for after graduation. Read "Outback Living" in the Summer 2009 version of the Torch magazine.
Matt Brinkman, '09, natural resources wildlife management major currently works as a predator biologist for the Natural Resources Office at San Clemente Island, 70 miles off the coast of California. Read his story "Island Living and Learning" in the Summer 2010 Torch magazine.
Erick Elgin '09 and Chris Waltz '09, natural resource majors, led an effort in 2009 that resulted in a new residence hall, Evergreen Hall, that became certified under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). This certification verifies that a building project meets the highest green building and performance measures. Read more of their story "Here Today, Here Tomorrow" in the Spring 2009 version of the Torch magazine.
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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