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AMU to Offer Online Environmental Studies Program with Concentration in Fish and Wildlife Management to National Military Fish and Wildlife Association Members

Charles Town, WV – April 13, 2011 – American Military University (AMU), part of American Public University System (APUS) and the National Military Fish and Wildlife Association (NMFWA), have announced a joint-marketing relationship to promote AMU’s environmental studies program with a concentration in Fish and Wildlife Management and other academic programs to NMFWA members nationwide. NMFWA is a non-profit organization consisting of professional resource managers working to protect and manage wildlife and other natural resources on Department of Defense lands.

“The announcement marks AMU’s continued effort to provide quality educational opportunities to professionals seeking to enter or enhance their credentials in fish and wildlife management and environmental studies,” says AMU Environmental Studies Program Director Dr. Carol Pollio, a 33-year veteran field biologist and Certified Wildlife Biologist with The Wildlife Society.

”AMU and NMFWA have a shared mission to help educate industry professionals in key approaches to fish and wildlife management and environmental sustainability,” Pollio continued.  “AMU’s programs cover the full spectrum of environmental policy & management, fish and wildlife management, stewardship of natural resources, pollution management and global environmental sustainability.”

NMFWA membership includes wildlife and fisheries biologists, botanists, ecologists, range conservationists, foresters, cultural resource managers, and wildlife/cultural law enforcement agents. It has earned national and international recognition from Department of Defense, Congressional leadership, state resource management agencies and private on-governmental conservation organizations.

AMU environmental sciences online degree programs offer students a unique opportunity to gain knowledge from industry practitioners and leaders with career experience in government agencies, private companies, and non-profit organizations. Many faculty practitioners hold leadership positions at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Environmental Protection Agency, Bureau of Land Management, The Nature Conservancy, and other key organizations. For more information about the AMU environmental sciences online degrees, please visit,