Forest and Conservation Technicians

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Occupation Description

Forest and conservation technicians deliver technical support regarding the preservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. They may gather data concerning the size, content, condition, and other features of forest regions, under the direction of foresters; or train and lead forest personnel in forest proliferation, fire deterrence or suppression. They often help preservation scientists in supervision, refining, and the keeping of rangelands and wildlife habitats.

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Required Education

Associate's degree
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