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Career and Education Opportunities for Forestry Conservation Workers

In general, 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. They also includes forester aides, seedling pullers, and tree planters.

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

STATES WITH Forestry Conservation Worker OPPORTUNITIES

Highlighted states contain educational opportunities in Forestry

JOB DESCRIPTION: Forestry Conservation Worker

Forestry Conservation Worker video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Forestry conservation workers talk with other staff to consider issues such as safety and work needs. Finally, forestry conservation workers check machinery to insure that it is operating properly.

Every day, forestry conservation workers are expected to be able to evaluate problems as they arise. They need to lift, push and move large and heavy objects. It is also important that they articulate ideas and problems.