Renewable Resource Management

Restore the face of our planet

Have you always admired the outdoors, hoping to someday do your part to protect Canada’s natural beauty? If so, our Renewable Resource Management program will get you on the fast track to a rewarding career. This intensive, two-year diploma, developed during nearly four decades of experience,   will give you the know-how on nature, helping to prepare you for this exciting field. You’ll learn about various topics including zoology and botany, statistics, aerial photography interpretation and geographic information systems (GIS). You can be guaranteed of a vital career where your knowledge will improve the environment and make a difference.

Renewable Resource Management is right for you if you:

  • are able to critically analyze information and make logical, timely decisions
  • can communicate effectively in writing and in person
  • are adaptable, persistent and tactful
  • are comfortable working independently and in team settings.

Rejuvenate your life

Our extensive field exercises will put you in the thick of the action, where you’ll assess fish populations through gill netting, use telemetry to monitor the movements of wildlife, learn how to interpret grazing patterns, along with so much more. We’ll give you all the tools you need to create a sustainable future.

Environmental Sciences students have access to our Hubbard Collection, one of the largest of its kind in Western Canada, on campus and online.

Renewable Resource Management: At-a-Glance
2 Years
Diploma in Renewable Resource Management
University of Lethbridge, University of Alberta, University of Northern British Columbia, Athabasca University, NAIT, Royal Roads University, Griffith University (Australia)

Students spend most of September and April on field trips and gain hands-on experience in our Cousins Science Centre. 

Renewable Resource Management - Cost Estimate
2014-15 Academic YearTuitionFeesBooks & Supplies*
Year 1$3,812$1,550$2,266
Year 2$4,305$1,536$1,391
* Please note that costs for the second year of this program are estimated to range between $5,000 and $5,500 for the 2015-16 academic year.
* Costs for supplies may vary considerably depending on what students already have or where they purchased their supplies; cost provided is on the moderately high end.

Contact Us

Program Office:
• 403.382.6991
Office of the Chair:
• 403.320.3232
Office of the Dean:
• 403.317.3597

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