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From: Lauren Velcich Velcich
Romeoville, IL
I am very interested in becoming a forester. In order to do this I understand I need to attend college, but in order to do that I must work full time, so I was thinking of enrolling in the forestry and wildlife conservation program through Penn Foster College online. Would this be a legitamate school to get my degree from, and would it be an acceptable degree to become a forester?

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Greetings Lauren:

Please refer to the Society of American Forester's Web site with regard to accredited forestry programs:


Best of luck!

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