Create Your Future Academic Programs

Prairie Class
Water Class

At the School of Natural Resources, we share our passion for the outdoors, studying subjects from the Earth to the Sky. We help you develop the skills needed to manage, sustain and renew our Earth’s natural resources for the common good because our world depends upon your success. Here, you can study everything from groundwater quality to climate at a place where no animal is too small or too scaly to ignore.

Escape the ordinary. Create your future with us.


Our undergraduate programs prepare you for a future exploring, understanding and caring for our planet. At the School of Natural Resources, you can build the foundation you need for a successful career in applied climate; environmental sciences; fisheries and wildlife; regional and community forestry; or water science — all with the support of our engaged faculty and staff. If you’re ready to get your feet wet and your hands dirty, read more about our undergraduate programs.

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We offer master and doctorate degrees in natural resource sciences, with the option to specialize your studies. At the School of Natural Resources, you will get hands-on research experience at a Big Ten university, and you’ll learn from nationally and internationally known faculty who work to grow our understanding of earth’s natural resources. Our end goal is the practical application of science. Finding a faculty advisor is the start of your story.

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is located in a vibrant and safe city of nearly 300,000 people that has the cultural and entertainment benefits of a larger city, with the feel of a friendly Midwestern community.

Beyond the city, students at SNR enjoy the rolling Great Plains, prairies, streams, rivers, wetlands, and forests of Lincoln and Nebraska. Nebraska has unique ecosystems that students get to study in their own backyard. If you love the great outdoors, Nebraska is the place for you.

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Contact Elyse Watson

Undergraduate Recruiter

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3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE 68583-0981

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Contact Sara Winn

Student Success Coordinator

Location icon102d Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE 68583-0981

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Contact Christine Steggs

Graduate Admissions Coordinator (Interim)

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3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE 68583-0989

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