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Share the Stoke for Geology - How One Student Strives to Protect the World We Live In


John Morgan spends a lot of his time searching in the woods for tiny trickles of water. Why? Because John believes that the better we understand the world that we live in, the more we can do to protect it.

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources (GNR) and its programs— geologynatural resource conservation and managementearth science education, and geography—provide you with exceptional opportunities to immerse yourself in hands-on learning, to get outside, and to conduct research with an outstanding faculty that is internationally recognized and committed to high standards of excellence both in the classroom and out in the field.Explore how our unique region is the perfect place to study environment. 

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