Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management Careers

Careers in Natural Resources Management include:

  • roadside management
  • vegetation management
  • wildlife technician
  • wildlife management
  • environmental education
  • native plant nurseries
  • parks and recreation
  • naturalist
  • soil conservation technician

Starting Wages: $29,800 - $51,000 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development


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Black Hawk County Conservation Board Waterloo, IA
Bremer County Conservation Board Tripoli, IA
Buchanan County Secondary Roads Independence, IA
Feder’s Prairie Seed Co. Blue Earth, MN
Grundy County Conservation Board Grundy Center, IA
Iowa Department of Natural Resources Boone, Lake Rathbun, Wapello, and other Iowa locations
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Libby, MT
National Forest Service/LBL National Recreation Area Kentucky and Tennessee
Waterloo/Lost Island Waterpark KOA Waterloo, IA
Western Ecosystems Technology, Inc. Cheyenne, WY

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
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Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Advisor

Ryan Kurtz
Bremer Hall 111F
319-296-2329 ext.1312
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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