Student Organizations

The Forest Products Society (FPS) is an international not-for-profit technical association founded in 1947 to provide an information network for all segments of the forest products industry — from standing tree to finished product. It fosters innovation and research in the environmentally sound processing and use of wood and fiber resources by disseminating information and providing forums for networking and the exchange of knowledge. The Colorado State University FPS Student Chapter officially formed during the fall 2007 semester.

The mission of the Natural Resource Management Society (NRMS) is to provide an opportunity for students in the natural resources field who have common interests to engage in a community setting that encourages professional and community networking, volunteer activities, educational outreach, and exposure to leadership roles and responsibilities related to natural resource issues.

The Student Chapter of the Rangeland Ecology Club is a recognized chapter of the Colorado Section of the Society for Range Management.  It is a student organization composed of individuals with a common interest in the study, management, and rational use of rangelands and related ecosystems. The Rangeland Ecology Club is represented on Warner College of Natural Resources College Council and the College of Agriculture Ag Council.

The CSU Society for Ecological Restoration Student Guild is an official student chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration International (SER). The CSU student guild works to support SER's mission and students receive membership privileges within SER.

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) is the national scientific and educational organization representing the forestry profession in the United States. Founded in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot (among others), it is the largest professional society for foresters in the world.

The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is an international professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity. The Society's membership comprises a wide range of people interested in the conservation and study of biological diversity: resource managers, educators, government and private conservation workers, and students make up the more than 10,000 members world-wide.

The Student Association for Fire Ecology (SAFE) provides students from diverse backgrounds an open forum on fire ecology through which research can be shared, networks formed, and funding and information resources can be accessed. The CSU chapter is a member of the National Student Association for Fire Ecology organization. SAFE-CSU Membership is free, all are welcome to attend. Membership in the Association for Fire Ecology is very moderately priced for students.

The Colorado State University's Student Firefighter Association (SFA) is comprised of active, past, and aspiring wildland firefighters, students, professors and researchers.