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Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management

About NREM

Dedicated to the understanding, effective management, and sustainable use of our renewable natural resources through the land-grant missions of teaching, research, and extension.

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Home Away From Home

With two undergraduate majors and several graduate programs, students passionate about the outdoors are sure to find a home in NREM.

Hands-on learning

Hands-on Learning

All NREM professors support hands-on learning, with many classes incorporating labs and field trips. Students must also complete 400 hours of work experience.


1-on-1 Advising

Students are assigned an advisors who are there to guide you through the challenges of college. They all have open-door policies and one-on-one advising sessions.

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Learning Communities

Join a learning community to help build your network and personal support system. Students have access to reserved coursework and fun out-of-class activities.

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Montana Camp

Make the mountains of Montana your classroom. The Rod and Connie French Conservation Camp offers summer and early fall courses intended to immerse you in the field.