Landscapes, Natural Resources & Environmental Management

Landscapes, Natural Resources & Environmental Management — About

About Landscapes, Natural Resources & Environmental Management

Discover Iceland's breathtaking beauty and learn about its geysers, mud pools, waterfalls, and glaciers.  

Program Dates

May 28–June 18, 2018

Apply by Feb 1, 2018

Course Description

This three-week program is designed specifically students interested in environmental sciences, environmental policy or enviornmental management and sustainability. In it, you will gain a better understanding of how landscapes and natural resources influence Icelanders' opinions about environmental resource management. You will receive 3 credits for CFAN 3506.

Program Leader

Leonard Ferrington

Dr. Len Ferrington teaches in the Department of Entomology. His teaching interests include courses in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management; Insects, Aquatic Habitats & Pollution; and a graduate level course called Aquatic Insects. His research focuses on the significance of insects in aquatic ecosystems (specifically on aquatic flies - Diptera: Chironomidae).

For more information, including contact information, see Len's profile.

Housing and Meals

A local guest house serves as a home base for the group. Most meals are included.  Students have access to a kitchen to prepare meals not included in the program fee, and can also purchase meals at local eateries as well.


During the program, you will visit Reykjavik, two national parks, the Hekla volcano and valley, an esturarine wetland, a geothermal energy plant, geysers, the national fisheries institute and more!

Program Fee

The program fee is $5,450 and includes airfare, lodging, most meals, local transportation, insurance and all program activities and excursions.  

Please view the Cost of Participation for a breakdown of costs. 

More Information

Contact CFANS Office of International Programs,