Park and Protected Area Management Field Studies

Parks Field Session

FNRM 3206 / 5206

Take your education into the north woods and enroll in a 10-day field study course held in Ely, MN and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness!

FNRM 3206/5206,  2 credits
Monday August 20 - Wednesday August 29, 2018

Students in this field session will:

  • Learn about park management and protecting remote areas.
  • Enjoy a 3-day wilderness canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota.
  • Engage in hands-on training in wilderness character mapping, wildlife management, campsite and trail analysis, wilderness camping, canoeing and orienteering.
  • Meet with tribal, federal and state natural resource managers and tourism officials to learn about careers in recreation, natural and cultural resource management, and sustainable tourism.

Regular tuition rates apply for this course, and University fees are estimated to amount to $650. 

Syllabus (.pdf)