Develop specialized skills to sustainably manage forests for future generations.
Ecological forest management ensures resources are harvested in a way that supports both the economy and protects the biodiversity of the forest. This program equips you with the specialized geomatics skills needed to achieve this balance.
You develop skills to inventory forest values, plan harvests and forecast ecosystem response through the practical, real-world application of current technologies. These skills are critical in supporting the shift to a selection-based harvest model that supports forest ecology, biodiversity and sustainable forest development.
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Tuition amounts are for the 2022-23 academic year. Program costs and fees (textbooks, supplies, etc.) are additional. 2023-24 tuition will be announced in the late Spring.
In addition to annual tuition, there are program costs (books, tools, etc.) and student fees for college services, health and dental plans, your student association and parking.
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Graduates are uniquely prepared for careers in ecological forest management. They are employed with conservation groups, government agencies, environmental consulting companies, engineering firms and forest management companies in a variety of capacities including:
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