Natural Resource Systems

Careers to protect forests and natural environments

soil scientist

Agronomy Careers In The Field

Wake up. Dress. Grab coffee. Drive to school. Throughout the course of a morning routine, many probably do not stop to think about how agronomy impacts our lives. From the fibers in our clothes to the coffee beans in our morning drinks, agronomy is ingrained throughout our daily lives. And it’s an increasingly important and... Read more »... Read more »

A Logger’s Life for Me

For as long as he can remember, Matthew Seals of Tazewell, Tenn., has been logging, or harvesting timber, with his dad. “My dad has his own logging business, Jimmy Seals Logging, so when I was young I’d always ride along in his logging truck to haul logs to the sawmill,” says Matthew, who graduated from... Read more »... Read more »
Logging truck

Career Overview: Natural Resource Systems

If spending time outdoors interacting with nature is a favorite pastime for you, a career in Natural Resource Systems could be a good fit. These careers may involve working to develop, maintain and manage forests and natural environments, as well as acquiring various types of marine life for human utilization, animal feed, bait and other... Read more »... Read more »
Ross Rojik takes pride in the detail work he does for his clients.

Ross Rojik of Pennsylvania Owns Wildlife-Mounting Business

Ross Rojik of Petersburg, Pennsylvania, always knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur, but he had no idea that dream would materialize from an unusual Christmas gift his parents gave him when he was 15. “I always loved hunting and fishing, and I loved seeing different animals mounted,” says 21-year-old Ross, who graduated from Juniata... Read more »... Read more »
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