Welcome to the Environmental Studies Department at Feather River College!

Come learn about forests and fires, fish and farms, water and wildlife. 

NEW - Learn more about our newly approved bachelor's degree in Ecosystem Restoration and Applied Fire Management!

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The Environmental Studies Department includes associates degrees in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, and six Certificates of Specialization and now will be offering a new bacelor's degree program in Ecosystem Restoration and Applied Fire Manaegment. Our curriculum provides students with the opportunity to investigate a spectrum of natural resource disciplines and integrate those studies into applied field work. 

Hallmarks of the program include:

  • Getting students involved with hands-on applied projects,
  • Working with local partners to influence conservation and decision-making, and
  • Exploring on our unique mountain landscape.

The Environmental Studies Department at FRC has a flexible curriculum designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers related to solving environmental and resource issues. Surrounded by over a million acres of public forests in a watershed that provides much of California's water supply, FRC is uniquely situated to offer such courses.

If you care about the natural environment and would like to explore it as a career option, you have found the right program!

Come study in our "million-acre classroom"!

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