The Wildlife/Forestry Conservation program trains students with a love of nature and outdoors. During the course of this diploma program students learn about wildlife law enforcement, park operation, population management, and forest ecology and protection.
Penn Foster Career School offers an online Diploma program, completed independently, without the need for a classroom. The program is measured by Instruction Sets, which students will need to complete the specified seven.
Penn Foster offers a course in Conservation: People, Animals, and Habitat. This course teaches on fire detection, private industry, government agency, and Internet references and optimal activity. Wildlife Management teaches students basic waterfowl biology, trapping and transporting, and upland birds reproduction. Students are also taught the management of small and large animals, including population dynamics, predator management and improving habitat. Students may learn about Park Management and how private parks and recreational facilities operate. Students should learn about forest ecology, regeneration methods, and deforestation and forest health issues in the Forest Management course.
Students study stocking methods for warm water fish management and stocking to change existing population. In this course students are taught how to raise fish for stocking in the wild. Penn Foster’s Wildlife/Forestry Conservation courses allow students to increase their knowledge of environmental protection and land management performed responsibly.
School Accreditation Statement
Penn Foster Accreditation and Licenses
- Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster High School are regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. And, nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
- Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster High School are licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.
- Penn Foster College is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postseconday Education.