Research & STEM

  • Forest Ecologist
  • Forest Entomologist
  • Forest Pathologist
  • Forestry Biometrician/Forest Inventory Analyst
  • Forest Soil Scientist

The Research and STEM pathway in forestry is full of opportunities for those who love to protect and manage forests. Research in this area includes invasive species causing damage to trees, what kinds of diseases are impacting trees, and what can be done to protect them. 

A large part of tree research is analyzing and evaluating forest characteristics, which leads to better conservation, preservation and restoration efforts, in addition to providing new insights into scientific methods.

This may be a career path for you, if you are interested in:

  • Collecting and analyzing data
  • Being outdoors
  • Natural resources
  • Forest conservation and restoration
  • Studying insects
  • Investigating tree diseases
  • Research methods