The Department of Landscape and Natural Resources helps create and maintain an inviting outdoor environment that contributes to a sense of place and exemplifies the university’s commitment to conservation and sustainability. Our primary responsibilities include landscape planning, design and installation, landscape operations and maintenance, and natural resource management. Working intimately with the UCF Arboretum to make the campus an outdoor, living laboratory that provides opportunities for research and education, experienced-based learning, and human connection to the natural world. Our department demonstrates how knowledge in landscape architecture, environmental horticulture, and natural resource management can be applied to the creation of sustainable urban environments. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about who we are and what we do to advance the university’s mission.