The forestry program provides high quality education in forestry and related disciplines; develops knowledge through scholarly endeavors; and disseminates information to the profession, the public, and the community through service and outreach. This focus on forestry extends into the broader arena of natural resources and environmental sciences through collaborations across the college and university.
Did you know?
- Forestry students participate in field courses to hone their forestry skills and gain practical experience
- The Forestry program is certified by the Society of American Foresters
- CSU’s award-winning student chapter of the Society of American Foresters was the first SAF student group in the nation
Areas of Study
Forest Biology ConcentrationStudents can focus on the biology of trees and the ecology of forests. Learn to manage the growth of trees and the ecosystem functions that comprise many different plant and animal species.
Forest Fire Science ConcentrationGain an understanding of the latest knowledge in the study of fire as an ecological process and how to apply fire as a forest management tool. Although wildfire has the potential to destroy valuable forest resources, students will learn how prescribed fires can be used to enhance wildlife habitat, prepare seedbeds, control insect outbreak and disease and reduce hazards.
Forest Management ConcentrationLearn how to manage forested lands and to enhance forest productivity, economic value, and the conservation of forests along with cutting edge management technologies.
Forestry Business ConcentrationGain the skills you need to work for a private timber company or start your own forestry business. This concentration can also prepare students for a master of business administration program.
- Interdisciplinary studies program in conservation biology
- Ecological Restoration
- Range Ecology
- Spatial Information Management
Beyond the Classroom
At Warner College, the classroom is just the beginning.
Opportunities for getting outside to learn, do research, and recreate are extensive.
Students participate in immersive field courses at CSU Mountain Campus and beyond.
Undergraduate students can participate in research projects to further their education.
Take your education international and spend a semester abroad. More Warner College students study abroad than any other college at CSU.
Warner College Forestry Graduates find jobs with:
- U.S. Forest Service
- Bureau of Land Management
- Colorado State Forest Service
- Davey Tree Expert Company
- Denver Zoo
Forestry graduates enter a wide variety of forestry careers including:
- Forestry Technician
- Natural Resources Specialist
- Wildland Firefighter
- Presale Forester
- Laboratory Technician
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Learn in Fort Collins
Fort Collins blends education and industry, hard work and outdoor recreation, tradition and progress. If you’re looking for a college experience with the perfect fusion of culture, opportunity and adventure, Fort Collins is where you’ll find it.
Located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins provides extensive access to hundreds of miles of trails for biking and hiking, world-class fishing and rock climbing, and camping, all in an area with over 300 days of sun per year.