Conservation & Environmental Assessment

Courses in Conservation & Environmental Assessment will give you a background in insect ecology and the fundamentals of insects - environment relationships. Learn about the conservation practices aimed at preservation of insect populations, the ecology of invasive species, and the use of insects as bioindicators of ecosystem health. Develop an understanding of insect classification, identification, and the basic biology of important insects within forest, prairie, and aquatic systems.  

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Who Hires Entomologists in This Area of Concentration?

Water Quality Testing Labs, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), State Agencies (e.g., MN Department of Natural Resources), NGOs (e.g., Xerces) U.S. Forest Service, Federal and State Park Systems, Research Universities….and more!

Faculty Research in This Area


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