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Forestry: Career and Education Opportunities

Forestry workers both hunt the land and work to preserve it. Focused on how our lives are dependent on the wilderness, they make sure that both our animal and plant resources are managed and populations are controlled.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your career in Forestry.

STATES WITH EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES IN Forestry

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CAREERS WITHIN Forestry

Forestry Conservation Worker

Forestry Conservation Workers, under supervision, perform manual labor necessary to develop, maintain, or protect forest, forested areas, and woodlands through such activities as raising and transporting tree seedlings; combating insects, pests, and diseases harmful to trees; and building erosion and water control structures and leaching of forest soil. Forestry Conservation Workers need to determine which tools and techniques should be applied to solve a problem or deal with a situation. They also need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues.