Welcome to Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
The Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources contributes to informed decision making and a broad based understanding of the ways in which humans value, use, and depend on the natural environment.
With a cutting edge approach to teaching in either Tourism or Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, our award winning programs equip students with dynamic coursework, experiential learning opportunities, and real world experiences that make a decisive impact on their future.

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CSU alumnus creating trails to sustainable ecotourism in Panama

CSU alumnus creating trails to sustainable ecotourism in Panama

Written by Terra Sampson

Colorado State University alumnus Adrian Benedetti is leading the way to connect people in Panama to the outdoors with an award-winning organization dedicated to creating awareness of outdoor recreation in the country’s tropical forests. Benedetti is founder and president o...

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Vail Resorts executive joins tourism faculty

Mark Gasta, former executive vice president of Vail Resorts, has joined the faculty of the Colorado State University Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources to teach in the  Master of Tourism Management  program.

Gasta brings more than 20 years of experience as a corporate human r...

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Undergraduate Student Joins the Big Leagues

Undergraduate Student Joins the Big Leagues Opportunities for involvement in a National Science Foundation (NSF) research project are rare, especially for an undergraduate student. Senior Marissa Rotar became involved in research when she was asked to be the undergraduate teaching assistant for a new honors course involving mountain pine beet...

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