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Department of Natural Resource Management

Welcome to the wide world of Natural Resources! Whether your interests are in bird watching, endangered species, hunting and sport fishing, environmental quality, or management of our grassland resources, we have a home for you.

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From the Department Head


Our Department's overall mission is to conduct research, educate at all levels, and provide services and outreach that benefit South Dakotans and society as a whole. Our department addresses basic and applied research questions and approaches in: Ecology and Environmental Science, Rangeland Ecology and Management, and Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences.

Nature Resource Management students in the outdoor living center

NRM Information

Fast Facts

Number of Students, Undergraduate300
Number of Students, Graduate73
Number of Fields of Study4
Number of 2015–2016 Dept. Scholarship Recipients74
Ph.D. Faculty Members24