European Environmental Studies Seminar
This course gives students the opportunity to learn how several European
countries manage their natural resources in comparison to the United States.
These include practices in ecological agriculture, wildlife management,
agroforestry, renewable energy, and more. This program is the alternative
course for the required Treehaven summer camp.
This course is available
to CNR majors only.
Explore the unique ecology of the Pieniny and Tatra National Parks in
Observe examples of intensive and multiple land use in the Black Forest,
Experience the Westman Islands and glacial landscapes in Iceland
Since 1972, students, faculty, and staff from the College of Natural
Resources have traveled to Germany annually to learn first-hand about European
environmental problems and natural resource management practices. This program
was developed in cooperation with the forest service of the state of
Baden-Wrttemberg. In subsequent years, visits to Poland and Iceland have been
added to the itinerary.
Applications are available in mid October and due early November, students
are informed of their acceptance by Thanksgiving.
A. Students must have the following to be considered for
the European Program:
1. GPA of at least 2.00 in their Natural Resources
2. Completion of NRES 150, 151, 250 and 251 by the end of the
spring 2008 semester
3. No severe or repeated disciplinary problems on
B. Students meeting the above criteria will be
prioritized based on total grade points earned
(GPA x Credits Earned),
according to the schedule of priorities below. Transfer or second degree
students should contact Sue Kissinger for consideration.
Schedule of Priority
1st 28 -
2nd 50 - 79
80 - 99
4th 99 +
decisions about acceptance will include consideration of student's application
For More Information:
Money and travel arrangements:
Room 108 Collins Classroom Center
Phone: 715-346-2382 (or 2717) FAX: 715-346-3591