Department of Natural Resources and the Environment

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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.  

  • Ecology should be a collaboration by people around the world, expanding the science community to include the Global South as well as the Global North.
    Ecology should be a collaboration by people around the world, expanding the science community to include the Global South as well as the Global North.
  • A summer internship at the Ecotarium
    Abby Molodetz ’20 spent the summer interning at the Ecotarium in Worcester, Massachusetts thanks in part to a grant she received from COLSA’s donor-supported SOAR fund.
    A summer internship at the Ecotarium
    Abby Molodetz ’20 spent the summer interning at the Ecotarium in Worcester, Massachusetts thanks in part to a grant she received from COLSA’s donor-supported SOAR fund.
  • UNH alum on the front lines of the climate crisis
    Kathryn Bennett '19 is working to understand what will happen to our planet as millennia-old permafrost thaws, releasing methane into the atmosphere.
    UNH alum on the front lines of the climate crisis
    Kathryn Bennett '19 is working to understand what will happen to our planet as millennia-old permafrost thaws, releasing methane into the atmosphere.
  • A Soil Scientist Pulls Up Roots
    Andrea Jilling will graduate with her doctorate in Earth and Environmental Sciences in September 2019. Her thesis topic is the potential bioavailability and agronomic relevance of mineral-associated organic nitrogen, and her advisor is Stuart Grandy.
    A Soil Scientist Pulls Up Roots
    Andrea Jilling will graduate with her doctorate in Earth and Environmental Sciences in September 2019. Her thesis topic is the potential bioavailability and agronomic relevance of mineral-associated organic nitrogen, and her advisor is Stuart Grandy.
  • Moose Biologist and UNH Alum Honored With International Award
    Lee Kantar ‘95, a moose biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW), was honored with the Distinguished Moose Biologist Award by his peers at the 53rd North American Moose Conference.
    Moose Biologist and UNH Alum Honored With International Award
    Lee Kantar ‘95, a moose biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW), was honored with the Distinguished Moose Biologist Award by his peers at the 53rd North American Moose Conference.

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