Explore Careers in Conservation and Nature

  • Have students learn more about careers in science, conservation, and nature by watching short videos of staff at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology talk about how they first got hooked! Meet scientists, sound archivists, communication/designers, and more.
  • Read A Youth’s Look at Black & Brown Faces in America’s Wild Places by Dudley Edmonson — This book features portraits and stories of people of color as they describe their experiences with nature. The author begins the book by saying, “So what do you want to be when you grow up?” Explore varied careers and barriers experienced to involvement in America’s natural landscape.

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