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Purdue’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources is one of the nation's leading natural resource programs. Our world-class expertise in forestry, wildlife, fisheries and aquatic sciences, natural resources social science, and interdisciplinary ecology is helping solve some of the most important natural resource problems around the globe.

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The view over what used to be covered by the Baltic Sea; part of the Linnaeus trail
FNR Field Reports: Sophia DeMoss Offers Week 1 Update from Sweden Study Abroad Program

Throughout the 2024 Sustainable Natural Resources study abroad course in Sweden, FNR...

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FNR Outstanding Freshman Lydia Pultorak holds a Northern Saw-Whet Owl, Lydia measures a bird while bird banding, Lydia uses a pair of binoculars while birding
Meet FNR Outstanding Freshman Lydia Pultorak

Lydia Pultorak, a first-year wildlife major and forest ecosystems minor, has made her presence...

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The Costa Rica study abroad group stands next to the entrance sign for Corcovado National Park.
Students Experience Diverse Ecosystems, Biodiversity on Costa Rica Study Abroad Trip

The Costa Rica Natural History study abroad course offers students the opportunity to explore...

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Beca Appelmann stands next to her research poster; Beca holds her dog on a beach; Beca holds a Northern Saw-whet Owl
Meet FNR Outstanding Sophomore Beca Appelmann

Wildlife major Rebeca Appelmann has been selected as FNR’s Outstanding Sophomore for...

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The 2024 Ecology of Natural Disturbances course students and faculty on a bridge in Smoky Mountain National Park
Smoky Mountain Spring Break Trip Brings Disturbance Ecology Coursework to Life

While some students headed to tropical locales for Spring Break excursions, those in the FNR...

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Alyssa Johnson holds a turtle; Alyssa Johnsons shows off a small salamander; Alyssa Johnson gives a thumbs up during a field study, wearing goggles, a mask and rubber gloves.
Meet FNR Outstanding Junior Alyssa Johnson

Wildlife major Alyssa Johnson has excelled in the Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural...

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