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Kiristin Floress

Take chances, apply for things you don’t think you’re qualified to do....”


Degree: PhD Natural Resources Social Science

Year: 2008

Business Title: Research Social Scientist

Business: USDA Forest Service

Kristin Floress
Wes Goldsmith

Do what make sense for you and to remember everyone you meet along the way."


Degree: BS Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences

Year: 2015

Business Title: Aquatic Biologist

Business: Aquatic Control

Wes Goldsmith
Lisa Herber

Any position I have worked in I have tried to focus on the broader picture instead of wishing for a narrower, specific role. It has helped me keep perspective on doing what I love and allowed me access to a broader career.”


Degree: BS Forestry

Year: 1998

Business Title: Grants Coordinator

Business: IDNR, Division of Outdoor Recreation

Lisa Herber
Andrew Meir

There's hardly a day where I do the same thing, and I work with dozens of different people from multiple agencies, universities and non-profit partners on a regular basis. ”



Degree: MS Forestry

Year: 2012

Business Title: Forester

Business: US Army Corps of Engineers

Andrew Meier
Zack Walker

I worked this position for three years, but wanted to get back into the field and away from the office."


Degree: BS Wildlife Science

Year: 1998

Business Title: Statewide Nongame Bird and Mammal Program Supervisor

Business: Wyoming Game and Fish Department

Zack Walker
Megan Winzeler

This has been a challenging shift but I am learning valuable skills to help communicate complicated science topics."


Degree: BS Wildlife Science

Year: 2013

Business Title: Outreach Project Coordinator II

Business: University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Lab

Megan Winzeler
Adam Downing

I enjoy the challenge of working with people in the context of natural resources. It's rewarding to know I've helped people, help themselves.”


Degree: BS Forestry

Year: 1993

Business Title: Extension Agent, Natural Resources

Business: Biginia Cooperative Extension

Adam Downing
Stephanie Miller

I have found that most folks in [FNR] are family-oriented and understand the importance of balancing work with family life...”


Degree: BS Forestry

Year: 1992

Business Title: Urban Forester

Business: Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Stephanie Miller
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Natalie Flowers

After getting my degree, I struggled to find my place and career but now, 14 years and several odd jobs later, I am happy to say I am where I am supposed to be and doing what I truly love! ”


Degree: BS Wildlife Management

Year: 2004

Business Title: Naturalist & Founder

Business: Wild Within Reach

Natalie Flowers
Tim Robards

I still can’t imagine being anything other than a forester!”


Degree: BS Forestry

Year: 1985

Business Title: President of TYLD Corp

Business: TYLD Corp, Forest and Orchard Analytics & Technology

Tim Robards


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