Harboring a Wealth of Knowledge

HSU's College of Natural Resources

The college of natural resources is one of the largest on campus and includes many different majors. The college has a national reputation for the quality of its education and for the research opportunities available to students. The core values of the college of natural resources include providing a Student-centered, field-based education; a culture of environmental stewardship; and innovative curriculum.

Natural Resources Programs at HSU

  • Environmental Science and Management
  • Wildlife
  • Forestry and Wildland Resources
  • Geology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Oceanography
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Fisheries Biology
  • Environmental Resource Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Humboldt Coastline

Environmental Science and Management

At its core, the Department of Environmental Science and Management deals with the interactions of humans and the environment. The knowledgeable and skilled faculty in this department come from a variety of background and disciplines, delivering a high-quality, hands-on education to students. Click here more information about the Department of Environmental Science and Management.


The Department of Wildlife has a highly qualified faculty, state-of-the-art lab facilities, a research vessel, and student opportunities in lab and field research. The Department of Wildlife capitalizes on the natural wealth of California’s North Coast to add educational value and context to every student experience. Click here for more information about the Department of Wildlife.

Forestry and Wildland Resources

The Department of Forestry and Wildlands provides a practical education to students, preparing them for careers where their skills are in high demand. The department of Forestry is one the best and largest in the nation-- a magnet for skilled faculty and passionate students. Click here for more information about the Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources.