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Natural Resources and Wildlife Management - Program Description

Students in this program will learn about the conservation and management of natural resources, forested areas and wildlife/fish species, that will combine a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. This program of study encompasses a broad spectrum of coursework over the 2 year period including: Natural Resource Management, Urban Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries and Park & Recreational Management. Students will investigate, analyze & interpret biological chemical and physical properties of soil, water and air. They will inventory forested areas for health, commercial use and management and identify wildlife and fish species, determining habitat requirements and conservation practices. Park and recreational area planning, along with safety, communication, leadership and business skills will also be covered. Guest speakers, field trips, trainings/certifications and FFA Youth Club activities/competitions will enhance the overall program curriculum.

Students in this program will learn:

  • Water; soil & air - collection; sampling; and testing
  • Boating; tree felling/climbing & power; equipment - safety and use techniques
  • Native wild animal/fish - identification; nutritional and habitat requirements
  • Urban tree/recreational area - site assessment; evaluation and planning

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Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406 • High School - 330-729-4000 • Adult Division - 330-729-4100

The MCCTC offers a group of passionate professionals ready to help you begin your career. Since 1972, MCCTC has provided thousands of students with the education to lead a successful career and life. Once enrolled in one of our diverse programs, your options and potential are limitless.

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center offers adults an opportunity to start or advance in a career. MCCTC Adult Career Center offers Industry Credential Programs, professional development classes and other courses to put you on the right track.

Governing Board Members

  • Mr. Ronald Shives, President
  • Michael Stanko, Vice President
  • Attorney David Engler, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Board Member
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Board Member
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Board Member

Additional Board Information

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