Natural Resource Management

Natural Resource Management

Switzer Fellows work to manage land, water, soil, plants and animals with an eye to quality of life for present and future generations. Some fellows are resource managers while other work with primary producers or at research institutions looking at long-term policies.

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Maria Fernández-Giménez: Mongolian research leads to country's highest honor

Switzer Fellow and Colorado State University Professor Maria Fernández-Giménez has received the Order of the Polar Star from the government of Mongolia, the highest civilian honor the country presents to foreign nationals. Fernández-Giménez was selected due to her long-standing commitment to researching Mongolia’s extensive rangelands and how natural and human communities are adapting to ecological and economic change.Read more >

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