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Sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems through restoration and strengthening their resilience.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Land Trusts: Conserve and protect natural areas, including forests, wetlands, and other critical ecosystems and often engage in land acquisition, conservation easements, and restoration projects.

  2. River and Watershed Associations: Protect and restore rivers and watersheds through quality monitoring, habitat restoration, and community engagement to ensure sustainable watershed management.

  3. Local Wildlife Conservation Groups: Protect and conserve local wildlife and may be involved in habitat restoration, wildlife monitoring, and community education.

  4. Community Gardens and Urban Agriculture Initiatives: Contribute to local ecosystem health by fostering sustainable practices, green spaces, and biodiversity within urban environments.

  5. Friends of Parks and Nature Reserves: Preserve and enhance local parks and nature reserves, organizing cleanups, restoration projects, and educational activities.

  6. Native Plant Societies: Promote the use of native plants in landscaping and restoration efforts, contributing to the preservation of local ecosystems and biodiversity.

  7. Citizen Science Programs: Involve community members in scientific research, including monitoring and collecting data on local ecosystems contributing valuable information for conservation efforts.

  8. Community Forestry Associations: Sustainably manage and protect local forest ecosystems with reforestation, fire prevention, and sustainable harvesting practices.

  9. Coastal Conservation Groups: Protect and restore coastal ecosystems, including mangroves, estuaries, and dune systems addressing erosion, pollution, and habitat degradation.

  10. Local Environmental Stewardship Groups: Engage community members in hands-on activities such as tree planting, habitat restoration, and invasive species removal to actively contribute to ecosystem health.

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