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HLRM Flier Come earn either an Occupational Endorsement (13 credits) or a Certificate (31 credits) in High Latitude Range Management! The HLRM program is a part-time three-year program, including distance-delivered online courses and two-four intensive 6-9 day sessions annually. This program offers courses that are relevant to the Bering Strait region's residents; students will learn field-based techniques to identify, inventory, and monitor local plant and animal populations. Students will be trained in ecological concepts of sustained yield and resource management. Students will learn important reading, writing, mathematical, and human relation skills needed by entrepreneurs. This program has been brought together by local experts in ecological science, reindeer herding “masters”, and university faculty to prepare students for entry-level jobs in the fields of natural resource management and small business ownership. Topics in the program include, but are not limited to:

Food Security: access by all people at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life.

Environmental Health: a branch of public health concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment affecting human health.

Sustainability: meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Natural Resources Management: management of natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants and animals, with a particular focus on how management affects the quality of life for both present and future generations (stewardship).

Entrepreneurship: With knowledge from the HLRM program you can work towards starting a business with a sustainable natural resource.

For more information contact the HLRM Program Assistant.
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Phone: 907-443-8400
Toll free: 1-800-478-2202 ext 8400


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