High School Students Learn About Forest Service Careers

foresttour2Wanna-be forest rangers are in the Kisatchie today. 30 high school seniors are learning about jobs with the U.S. Forestry Service. The program is co-sponsored by Southern University.

Various rangers described their training and their work in the forest. They also showed these students what kind of work life they would have as a forest ranger.

foresttour1The Kisatchie is the only national forest in Louisiana.

Almost all colleges and universities in Louisiana offer course work, which leads to forest service jobs.

KLAX ABC 31 News 6/18/14