Wildlife managers are responsible for overseeing all aspects of wildlife conservation and management in a designated territory.
What does a Wildlife Manager do?
Wildlife Managers may perform the following tasks:
- work for state and federal governments to handle public land
- keep track of the animal populations housed on these lands
- ensure that the habitat is suitable for the wildlife population
- collect data and prepare research to aid in decisions about how to manage wildlife
- work to preserve threatened animals' habitats and food supplies
- educate the public and respond to requests for aid and information about an area's wildlife.
What personal requirements will you need?
- an interest in conservation 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
Required major/s to pursue this career
Postgraduate Courses To Become
Coursework courses to pursue this career
The University of Western Australia