How do they match: Conservation Scientists

  • Conservation Scientists

  • Natural Resources Specialist
  • Conservation Science Officer
  • Department of Natural Resources Officer
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Range Scientist
  • Research Soil Scientist
  • Resource Scientist
  • Resource Physical Scientist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Wetland Scientist

  • Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the environment. May conduct soil surveys and develop plans to eliminate soil erosion or to protect rangelands. May instruct farmers, agricultural production managers, or ranchers in best ways to use crop rotation, contour plowing, or terracing to conserve soil and water; in the number and kind of livestock and forage plants best suited to particular ranges; and in range and farm improvements, such as fencing and reservoirs for stock watering.

  • Apply principles of specialized fields of science, such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, or agriculture, to achieve conservation objectives.
  • Identify or recommend integrated weed and pest management (IPM) strategies, such as resistant plants, cultural or behavioral controls, soil amendments, insects, natural enemies, barriers, or pesticides.

  • Develop plans to manage natural or renewable resources.
  • Direct natural resources management or conservation programs.
  • Inspect condition of natural environments.
  • Plan natural resources conservation or restoration programs.
  • Train personnel in technical or scientific procedures.