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DEPARTMENT OF 

Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Hau'oli Mau Loa Foundation

Hau'oli Mau Loa Foundation

Hau‘oli Mau Loa Foundation and NREM at UHM are pleased to announce the availability of three graduate assistantships for local students dedicated to careers in natural resource management in the state of Hawai‘i. Learn more here.

 

 

ʻAʻohe hana nui ke alu ʻia.

ʻAʻohe hana nui ke alu ʻia.

"No task is too large when done together." In a loʻi kalo at Papahana Kuaola, students put the "collaborative care" in NREM 620.

Stream habitat and biological survey at Waihee stream.

Stream habitat and biological survey at Waihee stream.

Students from the Tsang Lab snorkel with biologist Neal Hazama, Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), to find o`opu, measure stream flow and physical habitat accessibility.

A key issue studied by the Oleson lab

A key issue studied by the Oleson lab

is the impacts of land management on coastal water quality, and how coastal water quality affects ecosystem services, such as recreation and fishing. PC: Bill Rathfon

Students in the Miura Lab

Students in the Miura Lab

Analyze quantity, types, and spatial distribution of coastal debris

Learning to describe soil color

Learning to describe soil color

in Kawainui Marsh using a Munsell color chart. Eryn Opie, NREM Undergrad (Crow Lab) & NRCS Soil Scientist C. Stiles (Photo G. Koob, USDA)

Red Footed Booby

Red Footed Booby

Seabirds in Hawaii are heavily impacted by invasive predators such as rats, mongoose, and barn owls. Photo: M. Price

Learn to apply economics to resource management decision-making.

Learn to apply economics to resource management decision-making.

NREM Economists research sustainable tourism, open space value, invasive species.

  • Bachelor of Science Program

    Our department prepares students to be natural resources managers and professionals. We offer two tracks for the major: Track I focuses on natural and physical sciences. Track II focuses on social sciences. 

    NREM graduates obtain employment with government agencies, non-profit organizations, for-profit businesses, become school teachers, and go on to graduate school.

    Learn more about our Undergraduate Program here.

     

     

  • Master's of Environmental Management (MEM)

    This is a course driven, professional degree. 

    Click here for more information.

     

     

     

     

  • MASTER'S OF

    SCIENCE
     

    Master's of Science

    M.S. Plan A, a thesis driven research degree

    M.S. Plan C, a reserach degree for students with exceptional prior  experience

    Learn more about M.S. Plan A here.

    Learn more about M.S. Plan C here.

     

     

     

  • Doctoral Program 

    Offering unique experiences based in the Pacific within a global context, our students gain proficiency through graduate level courses, electives (to provide background in research methods and depth in the student’s specialization area) and dissertation credits.

    Learn more about our PhD Program here.

  • Research

    NREM discovers innovative, integrated solutions for sustainable natural resource use and environmental management for the tropics and beyond.

    Learn more here.

  • Extension

    NREM extension scientists provide cutting edge science based information on tropical forestry, renewable resources, invasive weed management, community economic development, collaborative and community based resource management.

    Learn more here.

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 1910 East-West Road, Sherman Laboratory 101; Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone Number: (808) 956-7530

email: nrem@ctahr.hawaii.edu


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