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The NRCA is primarily funded through private giving, and we need your help! Support today!

We are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 NRCA program! This year's field experience will be July 10- July 16! Apply now!

Check out the amazing conservation projects of 2015-2016 NRCA students on the NRCA Facebook page!

2015 NRCA Field Experience from NRCA on Vimeo.

NRCA Community Project with the Kent Land Trust: Creating a Beautiful Field Guide of Kent Biodiversity from NRCA on Vimeo.

2014 Natural Resources Conservation Academy Field Experience from NRCA on Vimeo.


About The Academy

The Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) is an innovative program in conservation and land use planning that engages Connecticut high school students in a wide range of topics related to natural resources and the environment, including units on water, forestry, soil, fish and wildlife, landscape ecology, and habitat protection. Read More ›


Help educate the next generation of environmental leaders. Support the Natural Resources Conservation Academy today.



Laura Cisneros
NRCA Program Coordinator


University of Connecticut

1376 Storrs Rd. Unit 4087
Storrs, CT 06269-4087
Phone: 860-486-4917
Fax: 860-486-5408