Natural Resources and the Environment

Natural Resources and the Environment
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Explore the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment 

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment integrates the applied social sciences and natural resources sciences, enabling a more holistic, integrated approach to education, research and outreach about use and conservation of resources.  

  • UNH student Eleora McCay in the woods
    Monitoring Furbearing Species in New Hampshire
    Eleora McCay is a wildlife and conservation biology major from Bedford, New Hampshire.
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  • UNH student Emily Kiss
    A perfect opportunity turns into perfect fit
    Emily Kiss ’25 is a wildlife and conservation biology major from Madison, Conn. who spent her summer interning at the South Florida Wildlife Center thanks in part to a stipend she received from COLSA’s SOAR fund.
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  • UNH student Emily Chesterton '25
    A summer spent rehabilitating wildlife
    Wildlife and conservation biology major Emily Chesterton ’25 talks about her rewarding internship at the Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, Massachusetts.
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  • UNH student Carly Hoag '23
    Conducting research, influencing policy
    Wildlife and conservation biology major Carly Hoag ’23 is interning at an estuarine research reserve in Alaska this summer.
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  • UNH student Kaylee Finch '25
    Teaching children about wildlife
    Kaylee Finch ’25 is a wildlife and conservation biology major who is spending her summer teaching children about wildlife and inspiring them to care about animals and their environment.
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Studying Fisher Mortality in the Granite State

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