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Natural Resource Ecology and Management

Rangeland Ecology & Management Option

This option emphasizes understanding of the management of grasslands, shrublands, and forests. This includes the effects of grazing, fire, and other disturbances on biotic and abiotic processes. Students learn to integrate their knowledge of soil, water, and vegetation attributes into ranching operations.


Career Options


  • Field Botanist
  • Rangeland Conservationist
  • Range Extension Agent
  • Ranch Manager
  • Refuge/Preserve Manager
  • Restoration Ecologist
  • Invasive Plant Management
  • Tribal Land Manager
  • Watershed/Riparian Ecology

Powerpoint: Careers in Rangeland Ecology and Management PowerPoint Presentation


Careers and Education on Rangelands West

Degree Requirement Sheets

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4-Year Plan Flowcharts

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