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Category: Forestry Careers

The support employees, who do not work in the field, got to experience what it’s like to plant a forest of baby trees under the watchful eye of our foresters at this team-building event.
Rayonier Research Biometrician Stephanie Patton explains what a Forest Biometrician does and what it takes to become one.
The in-house research team not only stays on top of the latest research, but conducts research projects of their own to address challenges in our forests.
We look at several different types of logging careers and examing what it takes to get into a logging career.
What do foresters do on a daily basis? Spend a day with Rayonier Resource Land Manager Wes Yeomans!
After more than 30 years with Rayonier, Terri Hall was a natural choice to follow for a “day in the life of a forester.” Learn more about this veteran forester as she takes us through a typical day in the field.
Patrick Dravitzki shares how he switched from studying commerce to studying forestry and never looked back.
Seamus Bardoul discovered forestry early, choosing to attend the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand, to bring his dreams to fruition.
The University of Florida graduate shares what it was like growing up in a logging family, and what made him choose to become a forester.
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. 
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. 
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.
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.
In our Rayonier Graduates series, we’re talking to recent Forestry College graduates who now work for Rayonier. In this story, Brody Capps shares how he chose forestry and why college was like “forestry boot camp” at Stephen F. Austin State University.
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.
Rayonier uses a talented team of forest engineers to maintain roads and bridges with the environment in mind.
Students operated heavy equipment, flew drones and met with foresters as they learned about the many high-demand careers in the forestry industry.