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National Resource Technology

  • Natural Resource Technology - Program Video

    Program Profile
    Anyone entering this multi-discipline program will be exposed to a wide variety of exciting experiences. Lab-based projects with related instruction may be applied in commercial, residential, governmental and recreational environments. You will learn the basics of the “green” industries before declaring an area of concentration picked from a variety of disciplines. Career pathways offered through Natural Resource Technology lead you to excellent opportunities at area community colleges and career schools. Graduates also leave with the skills required to immediately enter the workforce. Areas of concentration, or “majors”, in Natural Resource Technology include environmental forestry management, golf course and turf grass management, landscape design, retail garden center and horticulture management, water and soil conservation science, entomology and pest science, forestry law and wildlife management.

    Career Opportunities
    Park Forestry Manager
    Golf Course Superintendent
    Golf Course Maintenance Technician
    Retail Garden Manager
    Land Survey Technician
    Law and Turf Care Technician
    Inventory Control Specialist
    Wildlife Manager
    Wildlife Officer
    Entomologist Technician
    Landscape Horticulture Designer

    Certifications and Credentials
    American Junior Forestry Certification
    Junior Wildlife Manager Certification
    Natural Resource Environmentalist Certification
    Ohio Nursery State Certification
    Ohio Turf Grass Certification
    Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association Certification

    Did you Know?
    This program has developed excellent partnerships with local golf courses, garden centers, landscape contractors, lawn care companies, local and state parks and recreation departments and other businesses provide opportunities to gain industry experience while still in high school.

    College Connections
    Sinclair Community College and Clark State Community College Tech Prep Scholarship ($3,000)
    Hocking College
    Ohio State University
    Ohio State ATI
    Wilmington College
    Kent State University
    Clark State Community College

    Career-Technical Student Organization affiliation - National FFA Organization

    Contact David Sproull, Natural Resource Technology instructor at