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Karl Malcolm

Karl Malcolm

Karl's enjoyment of the outdoors, and his training and career as a wildlife ecologist are byproducts of a feral childhood spent in rural northern Michigan. He, his bride, and their bird dogs moved west in 2011 looking for a higher ratio of wild land to human population, and hoping to contribute to the conservation cause as much as they benefit from it.

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So, You Want to Work in Conservation?

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So, You Want to Work in Conservation?

I work as an ecologist for the U.S. Forest Service, and I get a lot of phone calls, emails, and office visits from folks wanting to know what it takes to land a career in conservation. And it’s not just high schoolers wanting to know how to break into the field—it’s also mid-career professionals...