The Ecosystem Science & Management (ESM) Program houses faculty with interests in all aspects of ecosystem function, from the cellular and molecular scale to the organismal and landscape scale, and the role of humans in modifying these ecosystems. The interdisciplinary nature of this Program reflects the interwoven interests of faculty members (see individual faculty interests) and the necessity of incorporating diverse perspectives in ecosystem management that range from natural science to social science.
Undergraduate Degrees Administered by ESM:
- Biology (BSc)
- NRM-Forest Ecology and Management (BSc)
- NRM-Wildlife & Fisheries (BSc)
- Environmental Studies (BA)
- NRM - Outdoor Recreation and Conservation (BSc)
- Nature-Based Tourism Management (BA)
Joint degree between ESM and Chemistry, Environmental Science & Environmental Engineering:
- Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Institute
- I.K. Barber Enhanced Forestry Laboratory
- John Prince Research Forest
- Aleza Lake Research Forest
- Quesnel River Research Centre
- Plant Image Database
New Curriculum Approved for Forestry Program
Transition Laddering Agreements
Diploma Transfers by Institution
Transfer Agreement Between UNBC and School District 73 (Kamloops/Thompson)
Students who successfully complete the SD 73 Natural Resource & Environmental Studies Program will receive:
- Transfer Credit for NREM 100-3 and NREM 101-3
- Pre-Approved admission to UNBC for the BSc. NRM Degree majoring in either:
- Forest Ecology and Management
- Wildlife & Fisheries
- Outdoor Recreation Management and Conservation
- Free stay in residence for students and parents while touring campus(available between May 15 - August 15 for a period of three days).
- NRES Colloquium Series
- 2013 Doug Little Memorial Lecture (coming soon)
Congratulations to Dr. Scott Green, Recipient of the 2012 University Achievement Award for Teaching
Congratulations to Dr. Kathy Lewis and Dr. Michael Gillingham, Recipients of the 2012 University Achievement Award for Service
Congratulations to Dr. Darwyn Coxson and Mr. Roy Rea, Recipients of the 2012 University Achievement Award for Research
Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Opio, Recipient of the 2012 Academic of the Year Award
(Left to Right: Dr. Christopher Opio, Dr. Eric Sager, Dr. Cigdem Eskicioglu and Dr. David Mirhady)
UNBC's Dr. Christopher Opio received the 2012 Academic of the Year Award for his work establishing sustainable clean water resources in Northern Uganda. He founded the Northern Uganda Development Foundation in Prince George to support his work and to
date has established 42 wells providing clean water to more than 50,000 people. Sheryl MacKay, host of CBC Radio One's North by Northwest, emceed the awards dinner at the Law Courts Inn in Vancouver.
The CUFA BC Distinguished Academics Awards are in their eighteenth year and receive generous support from Scotiabank, Pacific Blue Cross, CBC Radio One, University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria, the University of Northern British Columbia, and Royal Roads University.
CUFA BC represents 4,600 university professors, instructors, academic librarians and other academic staff at the province's five doctoral universities -- SFU (Burnaby, Vancouver and Surrey campuses), UBC (Vancouver and Kelowna campuses), UNBC (Prince George, Terrace, Fort St. John and Quesnel campuses), UVic and Royal Roads University.