Assists in the preparation of project work
plans for timber stand improvement and
Conducts reforestation and stocking surveys
of recently planted tracts and makes
recommendations for areas requiring remedial
action. Determines the need for site
preparation, plantation conditions, and the
survival rate of seedlings. Performs surveys to
determine stand conditions and the need for
precommercial thinning and treatment.
Traverses project areas using GPS technology
to determine acreage, and drafts maps of
those areas using GIS.
Conducts on-site observation of contractor or agency crews engaged in timber stand improvement or reforestation
efforts. Inspects silvicultural contract work (e.g., genetic tree improvement, planting, thinning, seeding, site
preparation) for compliance with contract. Corrects minor problems in direct contact with COR. May act as COR on
various silvicultural contracts.