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The Department of Environmental Conservation's focus extends from the ecology and management of fish and wildlife populations, trees, forests, watersheds and landscapes to the physical, social, and policy aspects of conservation involving urban forests, human habitat, and sustainable building. The study of biology, sociology, policy, engineering, building science, and resource management encompasses rural, suburban, and urban environments. The unifying focus of all these activities is on the stewardship of healthy and sustainable ecosystems that provide important human and community benefits. ECO is one of 16 departments in the College of Natural Sciences.

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My name is John Kleciak. I am a Junior majoring in Forestry here at Umass. I
work during the summer for the USFS as a wildland firefighter on a "Hotshot"
crew in Northern California. The forestry curriculum gave me the opportunity and
the knowledge to be successful in this field. (more…)

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Undergraduate Study Options in ECo:

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Study Construction, Green Building, Materials, Business and Engineering
with a B.S. in Building and Construction Technology.
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Study the Environment
with a B.S. in Environmental Science .
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Study Environmental Conservation, Fisheries Ecology & Conservation, Forest Ecology & Conservation, Urban Forestry & Arboriculture, Water Resources, Wildlife Ecology & Conservation
with a B.S. in Natural Resources Conservation.
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All of these programs also offer a Minor.

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Study Urban Forestry & Arboriculture
with an A.S. in Arboriculture and Community Forest Management.
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You can find our Graduate Study Optionshere.

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