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Author Shenk, Ellen.

Title Outdoor careers : exploring occupations in outdoor fields / by Ellen Shenk.

Publication Info. Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2000.

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Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  331.7 SHENK    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  331.702 SHENK    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  CAREER 331.702 SHENK    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description 206 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- ch. 1. Choosing your career -- ch. 2. Agriculture and food production -- Agronomy -- Beekeeping (apiculture) -- Farm management -- Farming -- Herb growing and marketing -- Range management -- Rural appraisal -- Resources -- Profiles -- Dairy farmer -- Organic farmers -- ch. 3. Biological sciences -- Aquatic biology -- Botany -- Ecology -- Veterinary medicine -- Veterinary technology -- Zoology -- Animal caretaking -- Animal training -- Resources -- Profiles -- Aquatic biologist -- Ecologist -- Veterinarian -- Elephant trainer -- ch. 4. Conservation -- Park management -- Fish and wildlife management -- Forest management -- Conservation district work -- Horticultural technology -- Landscape architecture -- Seasonal and volunteer work -- Resources -- Profiles -- Park ranger resource manager -- Interpretive naturalist -- Fisheries biologist -- Forest supervisor -- Certified landscape architect -- ch. 5. Environmental sciences - Geography -- Geology -- Meteorology -- Oceanography -- Resources -- Profiles -- Geologist -- Meteorologist -- ch. 6. Engineering -- Agricultural engineering -- Civil engineering -- Environmental engineering -- Geotechnical engineering -- Petroleum engineering -- Petroleum engineering -- Surveying -- Surveying technology -- Resources -- Profiles -- Civil engineer -- Environmental engineer -- Geotechnical engineer -- ch. 7. Marine careers -- Merchant marine -- Fishing -- Commercial fisheries -- Commercial diving -- Resources -- Profiles -- Aquaculturist -- Commercial diver -- ch. 8. Recreation -- Camping careers -- Careers in recreation -- Cruise ship positions -- Diving instruction -- The horse industry --- Outfitting and guiding -- Ski patrolling -- Skydiving instruction -- The tourism industry -- Resources -- Profiles -- Equestrienne -- Ski patroller -- Tour-boat captain -- ch. 9. Indoor careers with and outdoor twist -- Wildlife and nature art -- Teaching -- Writing and editing - Conservation and environmental organization work -- Museum work -- Resources -- Profiles -- Nature artist -- Wildlife photographer -- Outdoor writer and trail builder -- ch. 10. Some job search tips -- appendix 1. Job listings -- appendix 2. Unites States and Canadian sources of labor market information -- appendix 3. Government employment -- Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Vocational guidance.
Occupations.
Outdoor life -- Vocational guidance.
Outdoor recreation -- Vocational guidance.
ISBN 0811728730 alkaline paper
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