Natural Resources and Environmental Science

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science focus is to sustain natural resource and environmental security for society in a dynamic world.

Natural Resources & Environmental Science Degree Programs:


BS in Ecohydrology

Integrating water, people, & the environment.

Environmental Science

BS in Environmental Science

Addressing today's environmental issues.

Forest Management and Ecology

BS in Forest Management & Ecology

Managing & restoring forest ecosystems.

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science

BS in Wildlife Ecology & Conservation

Conserving wildlife & wildlife habitat.

MS in Natural Resources and Environmental Science

MS in Natural Resources & Environmental Science

Advanced study of the ecology, management, & restoration of ecosystems.

PhD Ecology Evolution and Conservation Biology

PhD Ecology Evolution & Conservation Biology

Interdisciplinary doctoral program exploring biology, ecology, evolution, & conservation.

MS and PhD in Environmental Science

MS & PhD in Environmental Sciences

Interdisciplinary graduate program providing advanced study of environmental sciences & health.

MS and PhD in Hydrologic Sciences

MS & PhD in Hydrologic Sciences

Interdisciplinary graduate program focusing on water, both surface & subsurface.

About NRES

About NRES

Learn about our multifaceted department.


NRES People

Meet the faculty & staff who contribute to & lead our program's success. Staff Resources.


NRES Students

Information for current & prospective Natural Resources & Environmental Science students.


NRES Research

Researching inter-relationships among people, other organisms, & the environment.

Contact Us

Contact Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Science (186)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-4020

Phone (775) 784-4835

Fax (775) 784-4583

Fleischmann Agriculture, Room 217