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If you love the outdoors and want a career in natural resources, the Natural Resources Technician program will prepare you to become a fisheries technician, surveyor, soil and water conservationist, wastewater technician or naturalist.

Natural Resources

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Forest Management Specialist (C) New

15 Credits Location: Appleton

Learn the technical skills required to be successful in a career as a forestry technician in both public and private sector employment. With this certificate, you’ll acquire knowledge related to forest and land management, along with wildland fire – both suppression and prescribed burning applications. Intended for Natural Resources Technician students who have completed their first-year program courses.

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Habitat and Land Use Management Specialist (C) New

15 Credits Location: Appleton

Responsible management of our natural resources is crucial for both our generation and those to come. Understanding the habitat resources we have on the landscape is fundamental to this management. Learn the technical skills required to be successful in gaining employment in both the public and private sectors. With this certificate, you’ll acquire hands-on skills and knowledge related to wildlife habitat management, soil and water conservation, landscape restoration techniques, along with wildland fire – both suppression and prescribed burning applications. Intended for Natural Resources Technician students who have completed their first-year program courses.

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Natural Resources Technician (AAS)

69 Credits Location: Appleton

Love the outdoors? Have a passion for improving and protecting the environment? If you want to work with natural resources, this program will prepare you for careers such as a fisheries technician, surveyor, soil and water conservationist, wastewater technician or naturalist. Your professional field training will include field data collection for water quality and wastewater analysis, fisheries, forest management, wildlife management and soil analysis. As a technician, you may assist in managing, improving and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats. You could also provide technical assistance in the conservation of soil, water and related natural resources in a variety of public or private settings.

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AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship

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