Profession forestry adviser
Forestry advisers provide services and advice on economic and environmental issues in compliance with laws and regulations.
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- Environmental legislation
The environmental policies and legislation applicable in a certain domain.
- Forest ecology
The ecosystems existing in a forest, starting from bacteria to trees and soil types.
Undomesticated animal species, as well as all plants, fungi and other organisms that grow or live wild in an area without being introduced by humans. Wildlife can be found in all ecosystems such as deserts, forests, rain forests, plains, grasslands and other areas including the most developed urban areas, all have distinct forms of wildlife. Handling of wildlife capture equipment.
The characteristics of the system where living organisms co-habitate and interact with non-living elements.
The study of combining agriculture production and protection and regeneration of natural environment. Includes the principles and methods of critical selection and adequate application methods for sustainability in agriculture.
- Forestry regulations
The legal rules applicable to forestry: agricultural law, rural law, and laws on hunting and fishing.
- Conserve forests
Strive to conserve and restore forest structures, biodiversity and ecological functions.
- Advise on timber harvest
Provide guidance on how to apply the most appropriate timber harvesting method: clearcut, shelterwood, seed tree, group selection or single-tree selection.
- Perform forest analysis
Review data, reports and studies in forestry. Based on this information, write a situation analysis report on biodiversity and genetic resources relevant to forestry.
- Inspect trees
Carry out tree inspections and surveys.
- Use different communication channels
Make use of various types of communication channels such as verbal, handwritten, digital and telephonic communication with the purpose of constructing and sharing ideas or information.
- Use a computer
Utilise computer equipment or digital devices to facilitate quality control, data management, and communication. Follow instructions given by a computer programme, create computer files or documents.
- Apply forest legislation
Ability to efficiently apply forest legislation and principles.
- Assess harvesting impact on wildlife
Monitor wildlife populations and habitats for the impact of timber harvesting and other forest operations.
- Monitor water quality
Measure water quality: temperature, oxygen, salinity, pH, N2, NO2,NH4, CO2, turbidity, chlorophyll. Monitor microbiological water quality.
- Monitor forest health
Monitor forest health to make sure all necessary actions are taken by the forestry workers team.
- Perform forest diseases control
Protect the forest crops against pests and diseases by applying chemical control measures, sanitation and eradication.
- Advise on fertiliser and herbicide
Ability to advise on fertilisers and herbicides when and where needed.
- Make decisions regarding forestry management
Decide on issues regarding various aspects concerning the management of natural resources such as forests and woodland areas.
- Perform project management
Manage and plan various resources, such as human resources, budget, deadline, results, and quality necessary for a specific project, and monitor the project's progress in order to achieve a specific goal within a set time and budget.
- Coordinate new sites preparation
Choose and prepare locations for new trees, making use of controlled burning, bulldozers, or herbicides to clear vegetation and logging debris.
- Estimate damage
Estimate damage in case of accidents or natural disasters.
Optional knowledge and skillsread maps develop personal skills develop forestry strategies nurse trees geographic information systems write technical reports related to trees lead a team in forestry services assist tree identification climate change impact interact with clients in forestry report pollution incidents provide training
Source: Sisyphus ODB