Conservation Rigging

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Conservation prepares students for careers in Conservation and Environmental Science. Most Conservation careers require an associates, bachelor or master's degree, depending upon the career area. Students study five key areas: Forestry & Landscaping, Surveying, Fish & Wildlife Management, Forest Recreation Management, and Equipment Operation.

Students spend time on trails in the in the forest area off campus identifying trees and wildlife tracks, testing water and soil for chemicals, surveying boundary lines, harvesting timber, removing trees and operating log skidders. Students work on authentic field projects developing skills such as problem solving, self-directed learning, teamwork, innovation, and critical thinking.

Students participate in running a maple syrup operation and compete in state contests to demonstrate their skills.

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