Forest Management/Forest Resources Management Major

This is a program that prepares individuals to apply principles of forestry and natural resources management to the administration of forest lands and related resources.

Includes instruction in silviculture, forest mensuration, forest protection, inventorying, biometrics, geographic information systems, remote sensing, photogrammetry, forest policy and economics, forest land use planning, fire protection and management, and related administrative skills.

What can you do with a major/degree in Forest Management/Forest Resources Management Major?

With a degree in this major you are preparing yourself to manage forest and natural resources.  Your ventures may be federal, state, or private.  Some career options include (but are not limited to) field forester, field technician, arborist, conservation biologist, wildlife firefighter, wildlife manager, and research forester. 

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Forest Management/Forest Resources Management Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Forest Management/Forest Resources Management