Contact CNR


College of Natural Resources
phone: (208) 885-8981
toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
fax: (208) 885-5534

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142

Majors & Options

Ecology & Conservation Biology (B.S.)
A Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Conservation Biology from the University of Idaho positions you as a leader in the conservation and sustainable management of our planet’s ecosystems. With this degree, you will be prepared to help manage natural resources, protect endangered species and lead other conservation programs.
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Environmental Science (B.S.)
Help mitigate environmental issues through hands-on management and leadership in the Environmental Science program. Interdisciplinary courses provide you a broad understanding of global issues from a variety of subject areas, while working with professors on targeted research and projects.
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Fire Ecology & Management (B.S.)
As a student of the Fire Ecology and Management program, you will learn to assess potential fire hazard, understand how and why fires ignite and spread, and develop fuels-management practices to protect people and property. You’ll develop actual proposals for prescribed burns and evaluate the ecological effects of fire and the subsequent potential for invasive species. You’ll also have opportunities to gain valuable experience working as a firefighter or fire manager.
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Fishery Resources (B.S.)
The fish and wildlife sciences department at the University of Idaho is among the finest in the nation. With a Bachelor of Science in Fishery Resources, you will be equipped to develop solutions to some of the world's most pressing concerns in fish ecology and management.
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Forest Resources (B.S.)
When you earn a Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources from the University of Idaho, you learn about the forest, not just the trees. You’ll gain a strong academic background in all aspects of forest ecology and management. You'll graduate equipped with the multidisciplinary skills and knowledge to be a successful forest ecosystem manager or scientist.
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Natural Resource Conservation (B.S.)
Prepare to influence human behavior and affect current conservation planning and management systems. This degree offers two tracks: Conservation Science and Conservation Planning and Management to help you tailor your education to your interests.
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Rangeland Ecology & Management (B.S.)
The range curriculum prepares students for the scientific management of rangelands with a variety of career opportunities. In addition, the range program provides ample opportunity for students to broaden their knowledge and skills in other areas of natural resource management, such as wildlife management, restoration, watershed, recreation, soils, agricultural economics, and animal science.
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Renewable Materials (Formerly Forest Products) (B.S.)
The University of Idaho College of Natural Resources offers the only renewable materials program in the nation that has a fully integrated business-forest product program. With a Bachelor of Science in Renewable Materials, you’ll have a strong combination of business knowledge and technical skills to qualify for well-paid positions in the forest products industry.
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Wildlife Resources (B.S.)
The University of Idaho College of Natural Resources offers a highly respected program in wildlife sciences that prepares you to be a strong steward of the land, natural resources and wildlife. With a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Resources from the College of Natural Resources, you’ll be positioned as a critical link between people and nature, with excellent career opportunities in federal agencies, consulting firms and nonprofit organizations. Graduates are eligible for professional certification as an associate wildlife biologist through The Wildlife Society.
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  • Conservation social sciences
  • Environmental communication
  • Fire ecology and management 
  • Fishery resources 
  • Forest operations 
  • Forest products business management
  • Forest resources
  • Parks, protected areas and wilderness conservation
  • Rangeland ecology and management 
  • Renewable materials
  • Sustainable leisure and tourism enterprises
  • Wildlife resources
  • Wood construction & design