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ENR 1200 Environment

Student working in the forest

Course & Travel Dates:

August - Field Week in the Medicine Bow National Forest

Fall semester | ENR 1200 | 4 credit hours

ENR 1200 is an introductory environmental science course appropriate for science and non-science majors. Uses cases studies and applied laboratories to explore core biological principles such as nutrient flow and cycling, population and community ecology, and ecosystem structure and function, as well as the non-science dimensions of ENR issues.

Field Week:

The ENR 1200 field week will be held in late August, the week before classes start at UW. Students should be prepared for full days of outdoor laboratory work, lab write-ups, and evening project work.

Students working in Medicine Bow National Forest 
Requirements & Fees:

  • Students must participate in a mandatory field week (see below)

  • Fulfills the “PN” (physical & natural world) or the “SB” (biological science) requirement for the UW University Studies Program

  • Labs completed during the field week fulfill the 1-credit laboratory requirement

  • Course meets throughout fall semester for lecture and discussion

  • Course fees: $400* (includes transportation, lodging, meals, course instruction, and equipment) *UW tuition not included


To apply for this course, please register via WyoWeb. For registration questions, contact

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Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

Bim Kendall House

804 E Fremont St

Laramie, WY 82072

Phone: (307) 766-5080

Fax: (307) 766-5099


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