College of Forestry & Conservation
The College of Forestry and Conservation offers Bachelor's of Science, Master's of Science and PhD degrees to educate the next generation of wildlife biologists, forest rangers, ecologists, park rangers, and more. Work with internationally renowned faculty in the classroom, lab, and outside. You will learn to apply science to complex issues such as global climate change, wildland fire, water availability, human interaction with nature, wildlife conservation, and forest resiliency.
Students: Two internship opportunities on the Kootenai National Forest: Backcountry Ranger - spend three to four days on backcountry patrols of the Scotchman Peaks Recommended Wilderness Area and Silviculture Forester - get trained in fire, chainsaw, crosscut and more as you do stand surveys, seedling survival surveys, pre-commercial thinning and reforestation.