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Range conservationists are concerned with the conservation of
rangeland plants and wildlife.
Rangeland scientists develop, improve, manage, administer, and
protect rangelands to insure optimum use without damage to the
Resource economists study the ways society distributes scarce
resources, such as land, labor, raw materials and machinery,
to produce goods and services.
Resource managers develop plans for utilizing available resources;
they evaluate uses of resources within organizations and businesses.
Establishes and cares for forest stands.
Plans and develops coordinated practices for soil erosion control,
moisture conservation, and sound land use.
Soil scientists study soil characteristics, map soil types,
and investigate responses of soils to known management practices.
Statisticians collect and interpret data, ensuring its validity
and usefulness to the end user.
Tree farmers plant, prune, spray, fertilize, brace, transplant,
and remove trees on highways, streets, parks, and home grounds.
Tree surgeons prune and treat ornamental and shade trees and
shrubs in yards and parks to improve their appearance, health,
Urban and Regional Planners
Planners develop long-term and short-term plans to use land
for the growth and revitalization of urban, suburban, and rural
communities, while helping local officials make decisions concerning
social, economic, and environmental problems.
Waste Management Specialist
Waste management specialists operate and maintain the equipment
that is associated with the distribution of digested sludge.
Water and Liquid Waste Treatment Plant Operators
Water treatment plant and system operators treat water so that
it is safe to drink. Liquid waste treatment plant and system
operators, also known as wastewater treatment plant and system
operators, remove harmful pollutants from domestic and industrial
liquid waste so that it is safe to return to the environment.
Water Quality Specialist
Water quality specialists test and determine the quality of
water for consumption by humans, animals, or use on crops; they
identify sources of pollution and methods for correction.
Water resources managers control and develop programs related
to the conservation and proper use of water.
Weed scientists study and research the control of weeds and
their effect on individual crops and the environment.
Wildlife managers count animal populations, study the food habits
of animals, help control animal damage, and help write and enforce
Zoologists study animals to learn their evolution, interrelationships,
classification, habits, genetics, growth, relation to environment,
life histories, behavior, and distribution.
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