|Faculty:||School of Applied Sciences and Technology
|Field of Study:||Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
|Description:||The Biological Sciences Technology programs at NAIT are comprised of a common first year for all students, offered at the main campus in Edmonton. The common first year is followed by one of three program specializations: Laboratory and Research, Renewable Resources, and the Environmental Sciences. Entrance into the second year is competitive based on the academic performance of the student in Year One.
The Biological Sciences Technology program specializing in Renewable Resources is a 2 year diploma program. The program stream specializes in training natural resource technologists to have a wide range of field skills and knowledge. Students will acquire skills and abilities in areas such as ecology, wildlife surveys, plant and animal diversity, soil and range management, water quality issues, parks management and environmental education projects.Graduates typically work with consulting companies, regulatory agencies and analytical laboratories, government agencies, post-secondary institutions, or are involved in environmental monitoring for industry.