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Jack Derochers stands in front of a prescribed burn

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"I chose this program because I believe that there are many people who are looking for a way to work in the outdoors, and Warnell is the place to learn how." — Jack Derochers, forestry major

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A Commitment to our Natural World.

How will our students change the world? Our programs explore the ways our forests, waterways, soils, and animals can thrive. Choose from these areas: 

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It was less of a question and more of a challenge: Can you connect natural resources to “Star Wars”?

Not all wood is created equal.

We know this by looking at the grain on a piece of cut timber. But what’s going on inside the wood to make it that way—and how do you measure that at such a scale that captures the variability of what’s being grown…

The last intact predator-prey interaction can be found in Southwest Florida. Warnell Researchers had front-row seats.  

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From the Jobs Board

Animal Care Internships (Nazareth, Sarapiqui, and Costa Rica)

Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Nazareth, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica

Thu, 05/25/2023 - 2:13pm

The Toucan Rescue Ranch’s (TRR) mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release Costa Rica wildlife. TRR works with a model that focuses on conservation, education, and research to ensure a brighter tomorrow for Costa Rica wildlife.

TRR’s emphasis is on the care, rehabilitation, and…

Location Details/Description: Oneida, TN


Program Background:


The Appalachian Highlands Network primarily serves three NPS units in the southeastern US: Blue Ridge Parkway, Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, and Obed Wild & Scenic River.…

Cultural Resource Member (August Start) - Homestead National Historical Park

Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Beatrice, NE,
Thu, 05/25/2023 - 12:58pm

Location Details/Description: Homestead National Historical Park is dedicated to remembering the many legacies of the Homestead Act of 1862, which allowed any qualified person to claim up to 160 acres (0.65 km2) of federally owned land in exchange for five years of residence and the cultivation…