Summer Hours Through August 9, Lincoln is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and closed on Fridays. 

Natural Resources Management

Carver Farm

Are you ready to explore ways to protect and conserve natural resources? Lincoln provides research, science ad environmental hands-on experience.  

Lincoln students protect and conserve natural resources and explore ways to manage the finite resources available. Students take classes in wildlife conservation, wetlands management and agricultural marketing. They also take classes focused on communication and education as outreach is a crucial part of the natural resources management.

Our faculty will cultivate your passion for conserving and sustaining the environment we live in and provide meaningful hands-on experience.  You may be interested in scientific research and innovation to approach environmental challenges or you may want to explore sustainable agricultural practices. 

You can prepare for your career in agriculture and learn by participating in innovative research projects. At Lincoln University, you will find well-equipped laboratories, as well as, practical experience at three of our farms. Lincoln's farms incorporate aquaculture, large and small ruminant production, greenhouses, vegetable and fruit producation, integrated pest managment and selected agronomic crops.

Possible Careers

  • Aquaculturist
  • Conservation officer
  • Elementary or secondary educator*
  • Environmental lawyer*
  • Environmental protection agent
  • Horticulturalist
  • Natural resource policy analyst*
  • Park naturalist
  • Peace Corps representative
  • Plant scientist*
  • Water resource specialist*
*May require additional certifications or education.

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State-of-the-art farms and labs

Farms where students gain practical experience at Lincoln University incorporate:

  • Aquaculture
  • Large and small ruminant production
  • Greenhouses
  • Vegetable and fruit production
  • Integrated pest management
  • Selected agronomic crops

Degree Information

Major Checklist: Emphasis in Natural Resources Management


  • Agribusiness
  • Agriculture
  • Geospatial Information Sciences
  • Wildlife Management

Find Your Major!

If you're not sure if Agriculture and Environmental Science is the right department for you, use our Find Your Major tool to find the major that is best suited for you.

Contact Us

Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
Irasema Steck, Administrative Assistant
219 Frank Hall
816 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO  65101
P: 573-681-5380  F: 573-681-5955