Natural Resources and Agriculture

Natural Resources
and Agriculture
career pathway

The Natural Resources and Agriculture Career Pathway explores careers in the food, fiber, and natural resources public and private industries such as forestry, logging, geographic information systems (GIS), wildlife management, fisheries, environmental science, and more. Natural Resources and Agriculture careers are for students who enjoy learning about plants, animals, and food!

Students in the IASC Next Natural Resources and Agriculture Career Pathway can participate in a selection of courses that will prepare them for college programs and careers in Natural Resources and Agriculture. In this pathway, students learn about the history of Natural resources in Minnesota and beyond; both as resources for other industries and in recreational activities and also learn about career options in these areas. This pathway is ideal for students who enjoy working with others, are critical thinkers and problem solvers, and enjoy the outdoors including hunting and fishing, and farming. Students will have experiences in wildlife and wildland management, horticulture, animal care, aquatics and fisheries, environmental science, and beyond. Students will be able to network with local professionals through alumni relations and experiences with local businesses and agencies through events, tours, guest speakers, internships, job shadowing, etc.
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Meet your natural resources and agriculture
career Pathway Teachers

Robyn Heinle
Pathway Instructor

Hannah Eckblad
Pathway Instructor

Shawn Linder
Pathway Instructor

Natasha Maninga
Pathway Instructor

Matt Aleva
Pathway Instructor

Lee Kessler
Pathway Instructor

Meadow Koffield
Pathway Instructor

Ryan DeSantis
Pathway Instructor

Luke Adam
Pathway Instructor

What's Next

1. explore next career pathway courses

Explore Next Career Pathways at Pathway Courses

2. experience

Experience Next Career Pathways today! Register for courses and activities through your school. Meet with an IASC school counselor or IASC Pathways teachers to enroll.

3. excel

Excel at your Next Career Pathway goals with Ur Turn. Set your goals and track your pathway progress at app.urturn.org

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