Careers in Forestry – Forest Products Specialist

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!

Alex Anderson is one of those people who work to protect and enhance our natural resources. As a Forest Products Specialist, Alex works with the logging industry to enhance the way we develop products made from raw materials. He also finds outlets for different tree species so that their wood, which would sometimes be considered undesirable, is utilized as a marketable product.

Tune in to learn more about what he does, how he landed in his current role and how you could turn your love for the forest and the outdoors into a career.

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