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Rayonier employees are putting our resources to work for you! We take you behind the scenes in this series of Rayonier videos and articles.

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A “Forestry Nerd” and Loving It

In our Rayonier Graduates series, we’re talking to recent Forestry College graduates who now work for Rayonier. In this story, Ph.D. candidate April Meeks shares her love of the technical and scientific sides of forestry and why she chose to study forestry at North Carolina State University. 

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The Little-Known Field that Protects the Environment and Pays Well

A forestry major offers a wide range of high-demand job opportunities in a field that plays an important role in carbon sequestration, protecting threatened and endangered species, and improving air and water quality. 

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One Forestry Class Changed Everything for this NZ Forester

In our Rayonier Graduates series, we’re talking to recent Forestry College graduates who now work for Rayonier. In this story, New Zealand Harvest Forester Sarah de Gouw shares how she discovered that sustainable forestry was the perfect fit for her passion for science and the environment.

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Forestry Puts Alabama A&M Grad In the Middle of the Action

In our Rayonier Graduates series, we’re talking to recent Forestry College graduates who now work for Rayonier. In this story,  Forester DeShaun Mincey shares his career journey, from serving in the U.S. Navy, to studying forestry and fighting wildfires at Alabama A&M University, to Rayonier.

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Meet Vanessa: Forester, Photographer and Dog Lover for Life

In our Rayonier Graduates series, we’re talking to recent Forestry College graduates who now work for Rayonier. In this story,  Oregon Forester Vanessa McKinney shares how she became a forester, her love for forest photography, and her hope of inspiring more women to work in the industry.

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Winch-Assisted Logging Boosts Safety on Steep Terrain

Winch assist machines are improving logger safety on some of the toughest sites to log. They serve as an anchor for heavy equipment, making it possible to log many steep slopes from the safety of a cab rather than having to cut trees on foot. In this story, we show how a winch-assist system works.

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