Wildlife Consultant

A wildlife consultant is a scientist who provides hands-on wildlife management assistance to ranchers, farmers, landowners, hunting clubs, and wildlife agencies on an independent consultation basis.

Wildlife Consultant

What does a Wildlife Consultant do?
Wildlife Consultants may perform the following tasks:
  • create or evaluate habitat restoration plans
  • conduct wildlife surveys
  • plan and implement management programs to reduce the number of deer or other animals
  • manage wildlife to optimize populations for recreation and ecotourism purposes
  • plan and implement management programs to maximize the number the trophy animals on client lands
  • conduct wildlife surveys and make harvest recommendations
  • conduct wildlife habitat assessments for clients who are planning to purchase land
  • provide budgeting, marketing, and safety planning services to ranchers, farmers, and other landowners who are integrating commercial wildlife operations.
What personal requirements will you need?
  • an interest in wildlife and the environment
  • analytical thinking and problem solving abilities
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • a high attention to detail and accuracy
  • strong organisational and project management skills.
Undergraduate Courses To Become

Wildlife Consultant

Postgraduate Courses To Become

Wildlife Consultant

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