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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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For decades, it’s been assumed that trees die from forest fires because they lose their leaves or the ability to move water within their trunks. In theory, they die of dehydration or starvation.

Nestled in the “wheat-sheep” belt in Australia, a couple hours inland from the more populated coast, there’s a garden of eucalyptus trees. They’ve been assembled here, in this agricultural region, to fulfill a need.

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From the Jobs Board

Forester II

Full Time
Chesterfield County,
Thu, 02/02/2023 - 10:54pm

Provides forest management assistance and outreach to landowners and the general public to promote active management of forestland and mitigate wildfire risk. Writes forest management plans to produce multiple benefits including the sustainable production of forest products, clean air and water…

Forester I

Full Time
Richland County,
Thu, 02/02/2023 - 10:50pm

Works on a two-person forestry crew locating forest inventory plots and recording inventory and health monitoring data as instructed with a degree of accuracy required by the U.S. Forest Service - Southern Research Station, Forest Inventory and Analysis Unit. Assist in determining ownership and…

FTE Fish & Wildlife Biologist III

Full Time
Thu, 02/02/2023 - 10:46pm

Description of duties: The FWC’s South Region is seeking a highly motivated biologist to lead a team of Wildlife and Habitat Management Section staff on the Okaloacoochee (OK) Slough Wildlife Management Area (WMA) located in Hendry County, Florida. The OK Slough WMA team works to restore and…