Natural Resources Technicians are skilled in planning, developing, managing and evaluating programs designed to protect and regulate natural habitats and natural resources. Professionals have the skills necessary to analyze soil, plant, and water relationships, as well as understand the environmental, economic, and sociological impacts of water relationships on communities.
Skills You’ll Develop
- Surveying and drafting
- Reading blueprints and schematics
- Following state and federal procedures and policies
- Communication and public relation skills
- Managing hydro-logic resources
WWCC’s Degree Options The Associate in Applied Arts & Sciences (AAAS) degree in Natural Resources Technology & Management is a two year degree program that prepares students for work in the water and conservation industries. WWCC also offers a two year Associate in Applied Science Transfer (AAST) degree for students planning to transfer to another institution to complete their baccalaureate degree.
Career Opportunities This is a highly technical hands-on career field with job opportunities such as:
- Water District Manager
- Conservation District Personnel
- Field Technician