Natural Resources Aviation Emphasis

UMC Natural Resources Aviation Intro PhotoAircraft are an indispensable tool in certain aspects of resource managements such as wildlife surveys, fire detection and control, radio telemetry studies, and travel to remote sites. This emphasis leads to careers as natural resource pilots employed by state and federal agencies such as the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U. S. Forest Service, and state departments of natural resources.

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"Duck Chasers"

Video used with permission from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
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"Fly with the DNR Aviation Unit"

Video used with permission from the U.S. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 

 

"Waterfowl Population Surveys"

Video used with permission from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services.

 

"43 Grupo"

This video shows Spanish air tanker crews flying Candair CL-415 air tanker aircraft while suppressing wildfires. These and similar aircraft are a vital tool in fighting wildland fires worldwide.

 

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