Oregon's forests are full of careers
Hey, stop staring at this screen for a second and look around. See anything made out of wood? A table, a bookcase? Are you inside a house? What about a book or a cardboard box?
It’s easy to take these everyday objects for granted, but they don’t materialize out of nowhere. Trees are the renewable resource we use to make them. And people do the work – lots of people.
One out of 20 Oregon jobs, in fact, has to do with what we call the “forest sector.” Oregon plays a huge role in this, because Oregon is a great place to grow trees.
So what are these forest careers all about? You’ve come to the right place: check it out.