Careers in Forestry – Forestry Technician

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 Grubbs is one of those people who work to protect and enhance our natural resources. As a Forestry Technician, Alex operates different machinery, such as tractor plow and fire engine, in a wide array of environments. From wildlife monitoring projects to fire suppression duties, Alex travels around Wisconsin to assist wherever she is needed.

Tune in to learn more about what she does, how her upbringing created a passion for working in the outdoors and how you could follow in her footsteps to see explore Wisconsin and enhance it at the same time.

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