Natural History and Ecology
Developing interpretive and research based naturalists
The emphasis area focuses on courses in the natural and physical sciences, ecological theory, and ethics and policy. Courses include a broad spectrum of ecology, applied ecology (management and policy), conservation biology, and environmental ethics. students generally take two different paths in the Natural History and ecology emphases. Some become naturalists who observe and interpret particular organisms and landscapes. others emphasize quantitative research methods, including geographic information sciences (GIS), statistics, and analytic field methods and mathematics to become field biologists or ecologists who build upon natural history using scientific methodology.
Do what you are passionate about, take the time to figure out what gives you the most joy and satisfaction, and do work that is in line with what ... Learn more >
Josephine Arader, no doubt, took inspiration from her father Graham's devotion to the art of the natural world. ... Learn more >
Kelly Megan Stack Scholar, Dillon Metcalfe finished high school in2004 and decided to take a break to examine his interests in and ... Learn more >
Several years ago David and his siblings visited the Prescott College Kino Bay Center for Cultural and Ecological Studies on the Gulf Coast of ... Learn more >
Norman L. Traeger was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by Prescott College for his lifetime of philanthropic efforts ... Learn more >