Four fellowships for those interested in land and resource management to earn a master’s degree in agriculture through Colorado State University’s Western Center for Integrated Resource Management are now available through a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The training program provides students with skills to manage agricultural and natural resources using environmentally sustainable practices rather than focusing on short-term objectives. The course consists of 11 three-credit courses that will train students to understand how land, animal, financial and human resources can be managed in an integrated way to ensue long-term sustainability and profitability.
Special consideration for fellowships will be given to Native American applicants willing to teach the course matter at tribal and/or community colleges. An objective of the program is to assist tribal and community college with instruction and materials to train additional land managers in the principles of integrated resource management.
For more information on WCIRM’s programs and fellowship opportunities, visit online at www.wcirm.colostate.edu or call (970) 491-1610.