UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The revised conservation and environmental planning major is a combination of the former conservation program and former community planning program. This new program is designed as a comprehensive field-based natural resources management program, teaching you both management of the natural world and the human or "built" environment as well as the complex interactions between the natural and built systems. The conservation and environmental planning program will also include a focus on ecological restoration to provide expertise in the growing field of restoring damaged or destroyed ecosystems.
All students will take a set of core and support courses and must select either the conservation option or the environmental planning option, depending on your interests and goals. Students may also select a restoration management emphasis which focuses on the process of restoring degraded, damaged or destroyed ecosystems. The restoration management emphasis is anticipated to be available beginning fall 2016. Minors in conservation or environmental planning are also available.
As a student in this program, you will learn to:
As a graduate of the conservation and environmental planning program, you can expect job positions in the following areas: