Career Fact Sheets
There are many paths and amazing destinations to discover in the forest and conservation sector. Which one of these careers will inspire you?
Remote sensing technicians gather information about a place without needing to be there physically. To do this, they use aerial photos, satellite imagery, and geographic information systems (GIS). They usually collect, process, and interpret images to map and monitor the environment. But they are able to do a lot more.…
Silviculture technicians work with foresters to manage forests sustainably. Before harvesting, they conduct site assessments and plan seeding requirements. They might also flag trees and boundaries, establish new logging roads, and calculate the yield of trees in a block. After harvesting, they begin the process of regenerating forests, such as…
Wildlife biologists love critters and creatures of all kinds. They play a crucial role in Canada’s conservation efforts. Their research often leads them into the wilderness where they conduct wildlife surveys and habitat assessments, take notes, and run controlled tests. They analyze their findings and prepare reports. In the forestry…
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