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Employers of Forestry & Natural Resources majors in KY

Conservation Scientists and Foresters

Conservation scientists and foresters manage the overall land quality of forests, parks, rangelands, and other natural resources. Conservation scientists and foresters work for governments (federal, state, and local), on privately owned lands, or in social advocacy organizations. Conservation scientists and foresters typically need a bachelor’s degree in forestry or a related field. The median annual wage for conservation scientists was $61,480 in May 2017. The median annual wage for foresters was $60,120 in May 2017. Employment of conservation scientists and foresters is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The continued need for wildfire prevention and suppression services, as well as consumer desire for wood pellets, will help drive demand for conservation scientists and foresters.

Fish and Game Wardens

Patrol assigned area to prevent fish and game law violations. Investigate reports of damage to crops or property by wildlife. Compile biological data. The median annual wage for fish and game wardens was $56,410 in May 2017.

Forest and Conservation Technicians

Provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. May compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts, under the direction of foresters; or train and lead forest workers in forest propagation, fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats. The median annual wage for forest and conservation technicians was $36,130 in May 2017.

Foresters

Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber's worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement. May determine how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with environmental regulations. May devise plans for planting and growing new trees, monitor trees for healthy growth, and determine optimal harvesting schedules. The median annual wage for foresters was $60,120 in May 2017.

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in forestry and conservation science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research. The median annual wage for postsecondary forestry and conservation science teachers was $87,420 in May 2017.

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Kentucky Arts, Education & Humanities Cabinet
KENTUCKY ARTS, EDUCATION & HUMANITIES CABINET
Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources
Disability License
Kentucky Department of Parks
Department of Parks
Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
Kentucky Department of Parks
National Park Service
Mammoth Cave National Park
Louisville-Jefferson County Metro
LOUISVILLE-JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO
Kentucky Department of Parks
Barren River Lake State Resort
USDA Forest Service
Daniel Boone National Forest
Kentucky Department of Parks
Lake Cumberland State Resort
Kentucky Department of Parks
Rough River Dam State Resort
Public Protection Cabinet- Kentucky
Kentucky Petroleum Storage
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Kentucky Department of Parks
Kenlake State Resort
KY Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
Commonwealth of Kentucky
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Kentucky Department of Parks
Fort Boonesboro State Park
Public Protection & Regulation Cabinet, Kentucky
Division of Mines and Minerals
Fish & Wildlife Service, United States
Fish and Wildlife Service KY
Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
Kentucky Department Travel Dev
Fish & Wildlife Service, United States
Fish & Wildlife Service, United States
US Dept of Agriculture Forest Service
Kentucky Department of Parks
Natural Bridge State Resort
US Dept of Agriculture Forest Service
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Kentucky Department of Parks
Greenbo Lake State Resort
National Park Service
Cumberland Gap Nat Hstrical Pk
County of Warren
Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources
Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government
Dept of Animal Control
County of Warren
Warren Cnty Parks & Recreation
United States Department of Agriculture
United States Dept of Agriculture
Kentucky Department of Parks
Yatesville Lake State Park
Kentucky Department of Parks
Carr Creek State Park
Kentucky Department of Parks
Blue Lcks Battlefield State Pk
Louisville-Jefferson County Metro
Jefferson Memorial Forest
City of Frankfort
Parks Rcrtion Hstric Stes Dept
USDA Forest Service
Morehead Ranger District
Kentucky Department of Parks
Kentucky Dam Vlg State Resort
Kentucky Department of Parks
E P Tom Sawyer State Park
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Energy and Environment Cabinet
Division of Forestry
USDA Forest Service
London Ranger District
Public Protection Cabinet- Kentucky
Office Mine Safety & Licensing
Energy and Environment Cabinet
Division of Forestry
Kentucky Department of Parks
Cumberland Falls Gift Shop
Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government
Metro Parks Landscape
Energy and Environment Cabinet
Forestry Division
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