Careers In Forestry – Forest Management And Ecology Research Scientist

The Wisconsin DNR has a wide array of forestry staff who help care for the state’s 17 million acres of forest resources. These jobs include technology specialists, forest health experts, wildland firefighters, field foresters and more!

Amanda McGraw is one of those people who work to protect and enhance our natural resources. As a forest management and ecology research scientist, she travels throughout the state to gather data, prepares and sets up studies, and analyzes the results to help foresters make sound management decisions throughout Wisconsin. And that’s just some of her day-to-day.

Tune in to learn more about what she does, how she got interested in the role and how you could turn your passion for the outdoors into a career just like she has.

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