Protecting Biodiversity. Combatting Climate Change. Responsible Policy.



The Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Conservation is a multidisciplinary degree that encompasses social, economic, cultural, and aesthetic issues that impact the future of forests on our planet.  Students learn about a wide range of interconnecting subjects that range from biodiversity and sustainability to policy, conservation, and land use planning.  They graduate with skills that allow them to play an active role in protecting and managing our natural environments. 

For more information on the Forest & Conservation Sciences Program and the exciting ways you can elevate your degree, visit our Undergraduate programs.


Graduate Education

The advanced training of tomorrow’s scientists and leaders – is a critical part of our mandate in the Faculty of Forestry, and one in which we are particularly successful.

In addition to developing top-notch disciplinary expertise, our graduate students are exposed to issues and ideas across the spectrum of forestry, and so leave with the specialized training and broad understanding needed to develop creative solutions to the complex problems they will face in their careers.

For more information, visit the UBC Forestry Graduate programs listing.


Career Opportunities

Co-op is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students to gain paid work experience related to their degree and acquire the experience necessary to launch their careers. Learn how to participate by visiting UBC’s Forestry Co-op Program webpage.

Graduates can look forward to fulfilling careers in roles including: sustainable development, wildlife management, environmental law, forest management, and much more.