Natural Resources Conservation

Four students canoeing near a shoreline on a brisk autumn day. One rower looks back over her shoulder as the other three look onward.

Careers in natural resources conservation are as diverse as the environment itself. Positions such as environmental conservation officers, wildlife and fish technicians, land managers, rangers, nature center educators, environmental conservation technicians, and soil and water technicians bring graduates to locations from remote national parks to urban areas.

Finger Lakes Community College is one of the most successful colleges in the state of New York at placing graduates in these highly competitive positions. Graduates with this degree hold conservation jobs in more than 25 different states and are employed by federal, state, local and private agencies.

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree

The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in natural resources conservation at FLCC integrates diverse field experiences with classroom study, providing students with a broad awareness of environmental issues and an appreciation of our natural world.

A.A.S. Natural Resources Conservation

Certificate Program

You can earn a certificate in natural resources conservation in as little as one year. This program is designed for you if you plan to seek employment or are looking to grow your skills in the environmental conservation fields.

Natural Resources Conservation Certificate