Department of 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.  

  • Program Encourages Conversations about Bias, Privilege and Equity
    As part of a broad effort to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the college, Dean Anthony S. Davis launched the anti-racist book share program in fall 2020.
    Program Encourages Conversations about Bias, Privilege and Equity
    As part of a broad effort to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the college, Dean Anthony S. Davis launched the anti-racist book share program in fall 2020.
  • COLSA Well Represented Among Winners
    In 2021, the UNH Sustainability Institute launched the UNH Sustainability Awards, which recognizes activities and achievements that best embody the principles and practices of sustainability.
    COLSA Well Represented Among Winners
    In 2021, the UNH Sustainability Institute launched the UNH Sustainability Awards, which recognizes activities and achievements that best embody the principles and practices of sustainability.
  • New Collections Manager of the Hodgdon Herbarium
    Erin Sigel recently joined the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture as the new collections manager of the Hodgdon Herbarium, which she describes as a “hidden gem of the university.”
    New Collections Manager of the Hodgdon Herbarium
    Erin Sigel recently joined the UNH College of Life Sciences and Agriculture as the new collections manager of the Hodgdon Herbarium, which she describes as a “hidden gem of the university.”
  • Helping Communities Prosper
    Anna Stockman graduated from UNH in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in community and environmental planning, and now works for Eastern Maine Development Corporation.
    Helping Communities Prosper
    Anna Stockman graduated from UNH in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in community and environmental planning, and now works for Eastern Maine Development Corporation.
  • VIDEO: A Student Learns About a Life-Changing Award
    Watch Makayla Edgecomb ’23 learn that she's been chosen to receive a new scholarship that will cover the full cost of her tuition, room and board, fees and other expenses for the remaining three years of her undergraduate career at UNH.
    VIDEO: A Student Learns About a Life-Changing Award
    Watch Makayla Edgecomb ’23 learn that she's been chosen to receive a new scholarship that will cover the full cost of her tuition, room and board, fees and other expenses for the remaining three years of her undergraduate career at UNH.

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