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Forestry & Park Management

A Forestry and Park Management student drives a tractor while working in the outdoor lab at the Springfield-Clark CTC.

Do you enjoy being in the outdoors and working with nature? Then the Forestry & Park Management program is the program for you. Working in our sixty-eight acre lab, students will learn about Natural Resource Management, Urban Forestry, Parks & Recreation Management and Forestry & Ecosystems.

A Forestry and Park Management student tends the grounds in the outdoor lab at the CTC.

Students will learn to apply principles of dendrology, which is the study of trees and the management of forests and forest ecosystems. They will design facilities, develop educational programs, and manage resources for use in public recreation. Students will learn how to maintain and operate equipment for maintaining wildlife habitat and supporting a variety of public recreational activities. They will also apply surveying and mapping techniques to take forest measurements. Students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary for forest reforestation, timber stand improvement, timber harvesting and forest product utilization. They will apply the principles of facility design and layout for managing fish populations in the one acre pond.

Instructor

George White

Instructor
Career Technical Education, Forestry & Park Management

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