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NRM Facilities

Atrium photo

The Department's on-campus facilities are primarily located in the Edgar S. McFadden Biostress Laboratory (SNP), which was constructed in 1993. NRM faculty are also located in West River Research and Extension Center in Rapid City.

On-Campus Interactive Map

The Department has approximately 22,700 square feet of assigned space in the building. Included in the building are:

  • 20 faculty/staff office spaces with a main office with two support rooms
  • Main office and three office spaces for the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research unit
  • Two teaching laboratories with support rooms
  • Large M.S. graduate student office area
  • Ph.D. graduate student office suite
  • 22 research labs of various sizes with different functions
  • Necropsy-dissection laboratory
  • Walk in freezers and growth chambers
  • Bird, fish, reptiles, mammal, invertebrate, herbarium teaching collection rooms and the C.A. Taylor Herbarium
  • Other assorted support shared use and storage areas

The Department also has several off-campus research facilities including:

Taxidermy Fish in Atrium

The atrium entryway to the SNP is glass enclosed and contains exhibits of Biostress activities on both the first and second floors. It is a popular area that attracts students between classes. Other activities are also conducted in the atrium because of its attractiveness.

Hallway: taxidermy birds1
Hallway: taxidermy birds2