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Programs in the Category Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services

A program that focuses on the general production and processing of domesticated plants, shrubs, flowers, foliage, trees, groundcovers, and related plant materials; the management of technical and business operations connected with horticultural services; and the basic scientific principles needed to understand plants and their management and care.

Forestry Technology

This program will prepare individuals to assist foresters in the management and production of forest resources or to transfer to MTU. The program centers on students gaining experience and training in the field on conducting a forest inventory, to build strong field skills and competency, tree identification expertise, timber measurement, logging and timber harvesting, forest propagation and regeneration, forest fire fighting, resource management and operations, equipment operation and maintenance, record-keeping, sales and purchasing operations, and personnel supervision.

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

A program that prepares individuals to conserve and manage wilderness areas and the flora and fauna therein, and manage wildlife reservations and zoological facilities for recreational, commercial, and ecological purposes. Includes instruction in wildlife biology; environmental science; natural resources management and policy; outdoor recreation and parks management; the design and operation of natural and artificial wildlife habitats; applicable law and regulations; and related administrative and communications skills.