The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation is one of four departments within the College of Natural Resources and Environment and is one of the top programs in natural resource management in the United States.  Our top-flight education and research focus on the latest applications to uncover the science needed to manage forests and other natural resources. Our programs are diverse and approach critical natural resource issues from many disciplinary perspectives. From protected areas management and economic policy to forest soil productivity, urbanization, and genomics, we seek to discover new knowledge and technology to address the global challenges to come.

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education

Graduate Education

Graduate Education

Small-scale fishers mainly use diving gear and these deckless boats to harvest inshore finfish, benthic invertebrates, and algae. Photo courtesy Mike Sorice.

Small-scale fishers mainly use diving gear and these deckless boats to harvest inshore finfish, benthic invertebrates, and algae. Photo courtesy Mike Sorice.
Small-scale fishers mainly use diving gear and these deckless boats to harvest inshore finfish, benthic invertebrates, and algae. Photo courtesy Mike Sorice.

STUDY ABROAD – SUMMER II 2018 – FREC 3954

STUDY ABROAD – SUMMER II 2018 – FREC 3954
STUDY ABROAD – SUMMER II 2018 – FREC 3954 - Climate Change Impacts and Policy in the Dominican Republic. Registration closes on April 30!

2017 FREC Annual Report

2017 FREC Annual Report
2017 FREC Annual Report

2017/2018 Winter Newsletter

2017/2018 Winter Newsletter
2017/2018 Winter Newsletter

FREC Strategic Plan

FREC Strategic Plan
FREC Strategic Plan