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Forever Forest Exhibit

Welcome to the Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural Resources' career opportunity page! Take a look and see what you can do with a FNR degree!

About the Forever Forest Exhibit
The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Indiana Hardwood Lumber's Association and Omaha Children's Museum came together and added an additional learning station to the "all about wood" exhibit. As you look to the future learn what degrees are available from Forestry and Natural Resources. The Forever Forest exhibit traveling the U.S. features FNR educational activities and Purdue alumni profiles. Kids learn about careers like forest firefighter, wildlife scientist and fiserhies scientist.

This 2000 sq./ft. exhibit produced by the Omaha Children's Museum is traveling the U.S. with young and old learning all about trees, from the forest to your home. Step into the world of trees and have fun learning how wood plays a large role in all of our lives.
Forest firefighter
FNR can help you become a
Forest Firefighter
Fisheries scientist.

FNR can help you become a
Fisheries Scientist

Wildlife scientist

FNR can help you become a
Wildlife Scientist

Forest firefighter

FNR can help you become a
Forest Firefighter

Fisheries scientist.

FNR can help you become a
Fisheries Scientist

Wildlife scientist

FNR can help you become a
Wildlife Scientist

Wood worker.

FNR can help you become a
Wood Worker

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A New Indoors For a Greater Outdoors Video

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A New Indoors For a Greater Outdoors

Wood worker.

FNR can help you become a
Wood Worker

This is your class project video.

Check out this video
This is Your Class Project

A New Indoors For a Greater Outdoors Video

A new, state-of-the-art building
A New Indoors For a Greater Outdoors

Future Jobs

Stacy Burke

Stacy Burke

Indiana Department of Environmental Management
Environmental Manager

Job Description
I get to sample fish to better understand the quality of our water!

Favorite Part of Working With Trees
I like that I work with trees that protect our streams and rivers.

Jordan McGuckin

Jordan McGuckin

Habitat Solutions
Forester
Job Description
I help improve the health of the forest, prescribe burning, and write forest plans.

Favorite Part of Working With Trees
I love that I can plant new forests and help imprive the quality of them.
Rob Packard

Rob Packard

Hartzell Hardwoods
Assistant Quality Manager
Job Description
I help to dry wood products, manage kiln operations, and increase product quality

Favorite Part of Working With Trees
I like to work with wood and improve wood products
Oliva Vaught

Oliva Vaught

Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Assistant Deer Biologist
Job Description
I help to manage the deer in Indiana, sample the deer populations for disease, and monitor deer hunting season.

Favorite Part of Working With Trees
I like that trees provide habitat and food for the wildlife that I work with.

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