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Conservation Scientists

On the Job


Conservation Scientists work to manage or protect natural resources like soil, wetlands, forests, or rangelands. They may instruct farmers on the best ways to use land, or they may conduct soil surveys to develop plans to reduce soil erosion.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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