|Field of Study:||Natural Resources Management and Policy
|Description:||This BSc Major in Outdoor Recreation and Conservation focuses on the natural and human dimensions of outdoor recreation and conservation planning and management, within an integrated natural resource management framework. Emphasis in this major is placed on planning and managing environmentally and culturally sensitive recreation and conservation opportunities in natural environment settings.
Northern British Columbia provides an unparalleled setting for learning, teaching, and researching the various aspects of outdoor recreation and conservation management. British Columbia has a large land base and a range of natural environments that support a vast array of dispersed and concentrated outdoor recreation opportunities. The program examines the components of planning and managing recreation opportunities through the study of such subject areas as ecology, integrated resource management, planning, protected areas management, environmental studies and geography (e.g., GIS).