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ESF Academic Catalog
Department of Sustainable Resources Management

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Chris Nowak, Chair
317 Bray Hall
315-470-6535 (fax) 

Our mission in SRM is to advance our understanding of current environmental issues through cutting edge research, education, and outreach, with a special focus on sustainably managing renewable, natural and constructed resources, including energy, forests, recreation, soils, water, and building materials, to provide short- and long-term benefits with and for people. With a group of internationally known faculty, we address these issues both locally and nationally, across a range of scales through both applied and fundamental research, technology transfer and teaching.

The department offers programs leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at 
the main college campus in Syracuse, N.Y., and three programs leading to the associate in applied science (A.A.S.) degree at The Ranger School in Wanakena, N.Y. See the Ranger School for information about the associate of applied science degrees in forest technology, land surveying technology, and environmental and natural resources conservation.

Undergraduate Programs

Sustainable Resources Management programs prepare students for work with public and private sector organizations and consultancies, and for further professional or scientific study at the graduate level.

Summer Program

The Summer Program is required for all B.S. degree candidates in FES, FRM and NRM. The program is a four-week session that begins at the end of May and lasts through late June. It is taught at ESF's Wanakena Campus in the Adirondacks. The program consists of one course: FOR 304 Adirondack Field Studies. Students must complete the summer program before the junior year. Students who completed an A.A.S. degree from the ESF Ranger School meet this requirement through transfer credits.


Undergraduate Degree Programs

Graduate Program in Sustainable Resources Management