When you take this program's conservation and land management courses online, you can study at any time and location convenient for your schedule.
The SMLM certificate allows you to work with experts in the field and tenured professors with years of experience. Draw off current research and literature in this field of study and network with other professionals with backgrounds in this area.
This certificate is offered through a partnership with the Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR), which is leading course development through the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). As Colorado's land-grant institution, Colorado State University is recognized as a national leader in graduate education for the disciplines of natural resources, cultural resources, and environmental science.
WCNR has traditionally worked closely with federal land management agencies (e.g., U.S. Forest Service, U.S. National Park Service) in the professional development of their workforce. As part of the College, the Department of Forest, Range and Watershed Stewardship (FRWS) and the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands house extensive applied research and management expertise in conservation and sustainability of Department of Defense (DoD) lands.