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Examples of Environmental Science Career Areas

  • Aquatic/terrestrial toxicology
  • Geographical information systems
  • Environmental contaminants
  • Mosquito and weed control
  • Water resource management
  • Waster water treatment
  • Solid waste management
  • Aerial photo interpretation
  • Natural resource (vegetation and wildlife) management and research
  • Environmental risk assessment
  • Ground water remediation
Past Employers of UW-La Crosse Environmental Science Students

Governmental Agencies:
  • U.S. Geological Survey--Biological Resources Division
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • La Crosse County
Nongovernmental Employers:
  • Environmental Consulting Companies
  • Power Companies
  • Universities
International Agencies:
  • Peace Corps
  • Food and Agricultural Organization (United Nations)
Relevant Web Sites

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