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Though I’m a registered forester in NC, my day-to-day job places me squarely in the office on most days.Β  Even when I’m in the “field”, nine times out of ten I’m in someone else’s office! In part to keep my outdoors skills up, in part because its a good cause, and in part because I just like working outdoors, I volunteer on a few Nature Conservancy prescribed burns (controlled fires) every year. TNC is a stand-up outfit that puts their money where their mouth is when it comes to conservation. They employ some great folks who are fun to work with, and they manage some great properties. Their willingness to actively manage their forests resonates with my education and experience. Did I mention that they let me work with fire?Β  That resonates with my past life as a boy scout!

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