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Travel, Research, and Education Experience (TREE) Grant Program for Students in Wildland Fire Science and Management
Application deadline: August 15, 2013

Watch a video about the UM prescribed fire practicum's work with The Nature Conservancy in Georgia. Each wintersession, students and faculty spend three weeks restoring longleaf pine forests with prescribed fire in this three-credit experiential learning course.

Find out more about our Student Association of Fire Ecology and Management Chapter. They participate in local prescribed burns, hold monthly meetings, participate in networking events with local fire professionals, and work on other joint projects and research. Send an email to

Fire Sciences and Mgmt Degree Options

We offer two undergraduate degree options in Wildland Fire – a minor in Fire Sciences and Management and a Bachelor of Science in Resource Conservation with an emphasis in Fire Management. Graduate students can pursue focused study in fire at the MS and PhD levels in a variety of specializations, including fire ecology, remote sensing, economics, and restoration.