Costa Rica Tropical Field Experience

Costa Rica

NRES 201

Diving into natural resource issues at Mammoth Cave National Park.

Mammoth Cave

Robinson Forest

Field Experience filled with outdoor experiential and discussion-based learning.


Internships allow NRES students to get into the thick of it.

Senior Capstone

Students partner with organizations to tackle real-world natural resource issues.

The University of Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Science program is the only interdisciplinary environmental science degree at the University of Kentucky. The NRES curriculum equips students with the knowledge, skills, and field experiences necessary for a career in environmental science, natural resource management, or for graduate education.

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NRES Major Overview

Becoming a Natural Resources and Environmental Science Student (NRES)

Extended Field Experience: Kentucky

Robinson Forest Summer Field Experience

Extended Field Experience: Costa Rica

Costa Rica Summer Field Experience