Posted Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:47:00 -0800Under the direction of the Dean, and in close coordination with department heads, program leads, and institute/center directors, the associate dean oversees CNR academic and outreach programs and provides leadership and oversight for the development, management, coordination, accreditation, and evaluation of all teaching programs. Read more
Posted Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:05:00 -0800A first-of-its-kind analysis of wildfire records from 1992-2012 showed that humans started 84 percent of all wildfires nationwide. In northwestern states — including Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Montana — humans started about half of all wildfires.
Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:42:00 -0800This appointment is available to current UI faculty tenured with a current rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Finalists on an academic year appointment could be provided with a summer contract, to be negotiated annually, with the Dean of the College of Natural Resources. The summer contract would be based on program needs. Read more
Restoration of forests locally and internationally is more relevant than ever. Developing and sharing best practices for nursery production, filling niche markets with specialized trees, and fire restoration are top priorities at our forest nursery, first started in 1909.
McCall Field Campus
For more than 75 years the college has committed to hands-on STEM education and research on the banks of Payette Lake. Learning from the land in this natural classroom provides thousands of students of all ages the opportunity to not just learn science, but to live it.
This remote research station in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness is a pristine research and education site, surrounded by more than four million acres of wilderness. UI has owned the facility since 1970 and the college continues to invest in infrastructure and programming at this unique site.
Developing sustainable forest practices and practical experience come together on these 12,500 acres of timberland within a short drive from campus. This outdoor classroom is not only a hands-on training ground, it also the site of extensive research and outreach.