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Penn Foster Career School will train students through its forestry programs to become forest technicians, foresters, urban foresters, area foresters, etc. and set them up well for future employment. At present, there are 31,440 people employed as forest and conservation technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,370. Forestry and conservation science teachers make on average $72,290 per year and there are about 2,380 of them employed today according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Forestry Common Job Tasks
  • mapping forest area soils and vegetation to estimate the amount of standing timber and future value and growth
  • monitoring contracting compliance and results of forestry activities to assure adherence to government regulations
  • choosing and prepare sites for new trees using controlled burning bulldozers or herbicides to clear weeds brush and logging debris
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