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Graduate Education|Ecosystem Science and Management

About ESM Graduate Programs

Scott Miller and Matt Hayes, Ecosystem Science and Management faculty and former graduate student

Join the group of nearly 80 students and faculty conducting cutting edge research around a variety of ecosystem-oriented sciences. 

ESM administers degrees three areas:
Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management,
Soil Science and

one certificate:
Reclamation and Restoration Ecology

and supports students in two interdisciplinary programs:
Program in Ecology and
Water Resources

Why UW Ecosystem Science and Management?

  1. We focus on Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management, Soil Science, and Entomology which allows faculty to provide an integrated perspective of natural resources.

  2. Our programs focus on integrating science and management in solving complex natural resource issues around the world.

  3. We have research projects in North and South America, Australia, Africa, and Europe, and Asia.

  4. Our faculty and staff are committed to your success.


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Examples of ESM alumni placement

  1. Ecosystem Science and Management graduate education, University of WyomingMary Williams, Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management PhD, 2010, Post Doctoral with U.S. Forest Service and University of Idaho

  2. Brian Sebade, Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management MS, 2010, University of Wyoming Extension, Crook County, Area Educator

  3. Eusebius Mukhwana, Soil Science PhD, 2011, Director, Sustainable Agriculture Centre for Research, Extension, and Development (SACRED) Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, and instructor, soil microbiology, University of Nairobi.

  4. Jennifer Hess, Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management MS, 2011, Hayden-Wing Associates, LLC

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