Forest Resources and Conservation


This minor introduces natural resource management and is ideal for students majoring in related fields such as wildlife ecology, soil and water science and environmental science. The minor also is a good option for those who are interested in the social aspects of natural resources with majors such as business, education, food and resource economics, and political science.

This is an archived copy of the 2021-2022 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit

About this Program

School Information

The School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences is a unit within the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). The school is home to three distinct yet integrated program areas: Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Forest Resources and Conservation, and Geomatics. The school’s faculty, staff, and students conduct research, teaching, and extension that cuts across a wide range of environments and disciplines.


Email | 352.846.0850 (tel) | 352.392.1707 (fax)

P.O. Box 110410
1745 McCarty Drive


Related Programs

Prerequisites for each course must be completed before enrollment. Students must declare the minor at least two semesters before graduation.

Required Courses

FNR 3131CDendrology/Forest Plants3
FNR 3410CNatural Resource Sampling3
FOR 3162CSilviculture4
FOR 4621Forest Economics and Management4
FOR course (3000/4000 level)3-4
Total Credits17-18