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Natural Resource Stewardship/Ecological Restoration (M.N.R.S.)
The goal of ecological restoration is a stable and functioning ecosystem that can withstand stresses and provide ecosystem services, such as clean water, wildlife habitat, biodiversity, and more. Students who have the skills to evaluate and manage these issues can help maintain and improve our natural resource environments, help prevent extinction of species, and maintain healthy hunting and fishing environments.
What you learn
Ecological restoration uses human intervention to direct and/or accelerate secondary succession following a disturbance. Students in the program learn how to influence the type of vegetation that re-establishes itself and the speed with which recovery occurs.
Students in the ecological restoration specialization will:
Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999