Natural Resource Management

Program Information Sheet

Description

  • Learn skills to perform wildlife and plant surveys, pond and wetland maintenance, soil science and forestry evaluations, and hazmat technician training
  • Participate in training experiences at Five Rivers Metroparks
  • Earn Ohio Hunter Safety Training, Ohio Trapper Training, Ohio Nuisance Wildlife Control Training, and Level 1 Wildlife Rehabilitation Certification from collaboration with Brukner Nature Center

Work-Based Learning Opportunity - Advanced Placement or Internship

Program Instructor - Mr. Joe Beringer

 

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Curriculum Plan Career Tech courses you will be taking along with college credits and certifications available.

Suggested Skills For Success

Certifications Opportunity to earn the following certifications in this program.

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