Program Options

The paramount objective of the Faculty of Natural Resources Management is to advance the practice of natural resources management in Canada by producing skilled and educated foresters who have the desire to manage forests for the optimum benefit of society and the environment.

The importance of the forests in the social and economic development of Canada is emphasized.

Lakehead's Natural Resources Management key disciplines are as follow:

  • Management Planning
  • Integrated Forest Resources Management
  • Fish and Wildlife
  • Regulation and Scheduling
  • Policy and Legislation
  • Soils / Hydrology
  • Pathology
  • Entomology
  • Fire Management and Ecology
  • Dendrology
  • Ecology / Silvics
  • Genetics / Tree Improvement
  • Remote Sensing
  • Photogrammetry
  • Geographic Information Syatem
  • International Forestry
  • Wood Technology / Utilization
  • Harvesting / Mechanization / Roads
  • Economics
  • Business Principles
  • Operations Research
  • Mensuration
  • Statistics / Experimental Design / Research Methods
  • Supervision / Teamwork / Communication / Professional Practice