Natural Resources Links

UW College of Agriculture's mission is to serve the educational and information needs of students, Wyoming citizens and communities, and the global scientific community by pursuing and distributing unbiased, scientifically based information on food and fiber systems, biological and human sciences, and natural resources.

UW Sustainable Management of Rangeland Resources:The Sustainable Management of Rangeland Resources (SMRR) Initiative Team has assembled this website as part of their effort at providing targeted, in-depth educational programming and information in Rangeland Resources. The team's focus is outlined in the Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service's Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan outlines five initiative areas which shall be the focus of the Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service.

UW Pest Management Center is a link to a variety of web resources concerning pesticides and plant health.

UW Dept. of Geology and Geophysics Research is dedicated to the quantitative study of the structure, composition, and dynamic changes of the Earth, based on the principles of physics. Geophysics is very broad in scope, embracing a variety of specialties including geology, hydrology, oceanography, magnetostratigraphy and seismology. Many of the investigative techniques developed by geophysicists are used in the exploration for petroleum and mineral deposits.

UW Institute of Environment and Natural Resources The William D. Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources represents a partnership among more than two hundred research faculty, a prominent advisory board of leaders in the field of environment and natural resources, and the aspirations of a land-grant university. The Institute's mission is to advance effective decision-making on environmental and natural resource issues through research, policy analysis, education, process support, and proactive outreach.

Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts provides leadership for the conservation of Wyoming's soil and water resources, promotes the control of soil erosion, promotes and protects the quality of Wyoming's waters, reduce siltation of stream channels and reservoirs, promote wise use of Wyoming's water, and all other natural resources, preserve and enhance wildlife habitat, protect the tax base and promote the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of this state through a responsible conservation ethic.

Wyoming GIS Center's mission is to advance the use of geographic information science (GISci) at the University of Wyoming by furthering GISci education and training at all academic levels, by pursuing basic and applied research in GISci, and by using GISci technologies for problem-solving within the University and throughout the State and region.