Students majoring in Forestry will attain knowledge and skills applicable to scientifically managing the nation’s ecosystems– private and public.
Forestry courses cover the management of forest ecosystems for multiple benefits including wood and fiber products, biodiversity, recreation, interpretation, water, wilderness, and wildlife.
Graduates find work as urban foresters, naturalists, restoration ecologists, natural resource conservationists, park rangers, fire ecologists, or in working with wood and bio-based products.

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Did you Know?All forestry majors attend a three week camp experience where they work with natural resources professionals outside of Iowa. Forestry camps are in different locations across the United States every year.