Centralia, WA is the location. Looks like they are starting up a program.
Centralia is hooked onto Chehalis, home of Madsens, Service Saw and a big building with a Stihl Chainsaw on the side.
Centralia College, in conjunction with Grays Harbor College, offers
Associate in Applied Science
Natural Resources Forestry Technician
Check out this exciting, yet challenging, career preparation program in forestry!
Practical: Learn the necessary skills and knowledge to get a job.
Cutting-Edge: The curriculum is modeled after the Society of American Foresters accreditation standards.
Connected: There are strong ties with the local state, federal, and tribal natural
Student-Oriented: The program utilizes an applied approach: natural
resource concepts and principles are integrated into field and laboratory applications.
Recognized: This is one of the three approved Natural Resources Forestry Technician programs at the college level in Washington State.
Relevant: Gain real world experience through the Cooperative Work Experience component of the program.
Hands-On: At least weekly, forestry labs will meet in the field.
What Do I Need To Do First?
Apply for Admission
Take the College Placement Test (ASSET or COMPASS)
Make an appointment for:
Advising and Registration
at Centralia College East 701 Airport Way, Morton
Centralia College Counseling Center 600 Centralia College Blvd., Centralia
April Doolittle firstname.lastname@example.org 360.496.5022 or 360.736.9391 ext. 380
Lynn Schinnell email@example.com 360.496.5022 or 360.736.9391 ext. 380
Bev Gestrine, Worker Retraining firstname.lastname@example.org 360.736.9391 ext. 351
Fred Schwindt email@example.com 360.496.5022 or 360.736.9391 ext. 265
The planned primary site for Fall 2009 and Winter 2010 coursework will be Centralia College East in Morton. During the six-week, intensive Spring 2010 quarter, students will travel to multiple sites throughout the state.
The program is designed with transfer-level math, English, and other coursework to enable potential transfer to a bachelor degree program.
There are many career opportunities in the field of forestry. For students with the focus on forestry and natural resource sciences, career options include: biologist, botanist, hydrologist, forester, environmental protection specialist, microbiologist, naturalist, ecologist, soil scientist, pathologist/entomologist, fisheries and wildlife, limnologist, and zoologist.
For students with a focus on management and conservation, career options include: forestry technician, forester, urban forester, research forester, arborist, environmental consultant, forest resource administrator, conservation geology, fire suppression specialist, rangeland specialist, environmental protection specialist, land use planner, habitat conservation specialist, GIS cartography, GPS field technician, biometrician, biostatistician, natural resource specialist