Native American Students Key to Future Tribal Forest Management

 

Evergreen_spring2014.jpgMany young tribal members have deep connections to the lands upon which they live and depend, and growing numbers of Native American students are enrolling in natural resource programs. Combining formal education and training with traditional knowdedge and experience, these students are uniquely positioned to pursue careers in sustainable land management and to address the challenges facing tribal communities and forests. Serra Hoagland, Eastern Threat Center biological scientist and graduate student, summarizes a variety of opportunities available to Native American students for Evergreen magazine in two co-authored articles, "Investing in the Next Generation of Indian Foresters" and "Tribal Colleges and Universities: A Critical Link in Indian Education and Workforce Development." Read the full issue.

 

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