Message of the Dean
It gives me a great honor to introduce you to the Faculty of Forestry, Range Management & Wildlife and invite you to join the spearhead group of faculty and students who work in a challenging world of Natural Resource Management including Forestry, Range Management, Wildlife Management and Environmental Sciences. The Faculty focuses on almost all issues linked to healthy Natural Resource Ecosystems especially Forests, Rangelands, Wildlife and Environmental Sciences.
The Faculty addresses the complexities of climate change, its mitigation and adaptations, preservation of wildlife abundance, wildlife conservation, clean water, phytoremediation of contaminated soils, human health issues in relation to environmental hazards, ecotourism, carbon sequestration and carbon stocks in forests, evaluation and proper management of forest and rangeland resources, etc.
The Faculty of Forestry, Range Management & Wildlife is committed to producing high-quality graduates and scientists through student-centred learning and research, to enhancing the management of Pakistan’s rangeland & forest ecosystems, and to advancing the concepts of clean development mechanisms through maintaining healthier environment for crops, vegetation, wildlife and human beings through scientific research. Graduates of the various degree programs are acquired with a blend of classroom, laboratory and fieldwork experience needed to develop skills for a successful career.
The Faculty is a young one and comprising only three academic departments, but these departments envisage to grow as a center of excellence for natural resources education and research. We have already started undergraduate degree programme in the field of Forestry and over the next few years, we will continue the process of growth and expansion of our academic programs, faculty and infrastructure. I invite you to come and visit various academic departments and contribute in any way you can towards achieving excellence in academic and research activities of the Faculty. On behalf of the faculty and the university, I wish you good luck in your future endeavors.
Dr. Maqsood Anwar