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Hocking College Celebrates 25 Years of Partnership with Haliburton Forest

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

For 25 years, Hocking College students from various programs of the School of Natural Resources have engaged in a month-long field school at Haliburton Forest in Ontario, Canada to study courses such as Wildlife Techniques, Fish Management, Canada Field Ecology, and Aquatic Ecology. 

Hocking College Launches New Natural Resources Conservation Contractor Certificate and Pollinator Habitat

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

John Muir, the famous American naturalist, geologist and advocate of our National Parks, once said, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” His words especially ring true when it comes to the ecological relationships between pollinators, plants and people.

Hocking College Student Gets Summer Job at Butterfly Ridge

by Tim Brunicardi

When a college student gets a part-time job, it typically involves them working in the food service, child care, lawn care, or retail industries. However, Hocking College student, Jacob Raber, became the exception to the rule when he secured a position at Butterfly Ridge.

ICYMI: Hocking College Hosts Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation Workshop

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Hocking College hosted an Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation workshop on Sunday, March 31. Wildlife Rehabilitation, or the process of nurturing orphaned and injured wildlife back to health, interests many people from all walks of life. From what people watch on television, wildlife rehab can appear to be a very glamorous activity, with volunteers gracefully freeing bald eagles into the sky and caring for adorable baby animals.

However; in reality, rehabilitation of wild animals involves around-the-clock care, and the understanding that many animals do not survive or are unable to be released back into the wild. Thus, it’s truly a labor of love, but can be very rewarding for those passionate enough to put their heart and souls into these animals.

What Took Place at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Workshop?

Hocking College Wildlife Club Students Craft and Hang Bat Boxes for Local Business

by Dave Swanson

During the first weekend of March, members of the Hocking College Wildlife Club hung 23 bat boxes on cabins owned or managed by the Buffalo Lodging Company in Hocking County, at the owner’s request. 

Hocking College's School of Natural Resources to Partake in Outdoor Life / Field & Stream Expo

by Tim Brunicardi

The Outdoor Life / Field & Stream EXPO is coming to the Ohio Expo Center located at the State Fairgrounds on March 15-17.

Hocking College's Wildlife Club Gives Students First-Hand Experience as a Wildlife Technician

by Tim Brunicardi

Hocking College's programs are all focused on real world, hands-on experience. The same can be said for Hocking College's Wildlife Club. The Wildlife Club provides many opportunities for students in the Natural Resources program to gain invaluable experience, network with professionals, and uncover the commonly asked question: What does a wildlife professional do?

13 Jobs You Can Get in Wildlife Conservation

by Tim Brunicardi

Are you interested in wild birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and the places where they live and interact? If this sounds like you then perhaps you should check out Hocking College’s Wildlife Resources Management programIn only four semesters you could earn your Associate of Applied Science Wildlife Resources Management.

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