Natural Resources Career Camp

 

A week-long educational program for high-school students,

the NRCC is designed to familiarize young people

with careers in Natural Resources.

 

 

 

Set in the Hickory Environmental Education Center

(near Accident, Maryland), the busy week includes:

 

 

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Stream Survey 2016    Scales n tales2 2016   

 

learning about the stream and woodland creatures;

 

 

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   Fire Control2 2016  

 

 

 

becoming familiar with techniques and equipment used to

 plant, maintain, measure, harvest, and process forest products;

 

 

 

 

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developing forest management plans using principles learned during the week,

and group presentations of the plans to students, staff, and parents.

 

Along the way students learn about many careers possible within the

Natural Resources field, and interact with professionals

who hold such jobs.

 

An excellent description of the NRCC may be found here,

and a  current  NRCC Student Registration Form may be found online

and completed here.

 

Local Cecil County Contact:  Tom Frederick (410-287-5777)

or write to:

 

 Tom Frederick (DNR Forest Service)

130 McKinneytown Road

North East, MD 21901