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.

Explore courses at your school in the natural resources and agriculture career pathway

Meet your natural resources and agriculture
career Pathway Teachers

Bigfork
High School

Robyn Heinle

deer river
high school

Hannah Eckblad

Floodwood
high school

Shannon Rocco

Grand Rapids
high school

Shawn Linder

Greenway
High School

Natasha Maninga

Hill City
high school

Matt Alleva

Itasca Community
College

Lee Kessler

Meadow Koffield

Ryan DeSantis

Nashwauk-Keewatin
High School

Luke Adam

What's Next

1. explore

Explore Next Career Pathways at nextpathways.org.

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
Contact IASC Next or your school counselor or
career pathway instructors for more information.

GET INVOLVED

Join us as we partner with local businesses, education providers, economic development entities, and workforce development organizations in the Itasca Area Schools Collaborative.

WE WOULD LOVE TO INCLUDE YOU
AS A PARTNER, PROGRAM, OR BUSINESS

SPREAD THE WORD

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