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. Program graduates take up roles like conservation officers, wildlife technicians, land managers, rangers, and environmental educators in various locations, from national parks to cities.

Finger Lakes Community College is one of the most successful colleges in the state of New York at placing graduates in these competitive positions. Our Natural Resources Conservation program graduates have secured careers in over 25 states, working for various federal, state, local, and private agencies.

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

Our Natural Resources Conservation associate degree program combines field experiences with classroom study. This gives you a broad awareness of environmental issues and an appreciation of our natural world.

A.A.S. Natural Resources Conservation

Certificate Program

Earn a Natural Resources Conservation certificate in as little as one year. This program is for those seeking employment or wanting to enhance their skills in environmental conservation.

Natural Resources Conservation Certificate