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Forestry is the art and science of tree resources, including plantations and natural stands. The main goal of forestry is to create and implement systems that allow forests to continue a sustainable provision of environmental supplies and services. The challenge of forestry is to create systems that are socially accepted while sustaining the resource and any other resources that might be affected.

Silviculture, a related science, involves the growing and tending of trees and forests. Modern forestry generally embraces a broad range of concerns, including assisting forests to provide timber as raw material for wood products, wildlife habitat, natural water quality management, recreation, landscape and community protection, employment, aesthetically appealing landscapes, biodiversity management, watershed management, erosion control, and preserving forests as 'sinks' for atmospheric carbon dioxide. A practitioner of forestry is known as a forester. The word "forestry" can also refer to a forest itself.

Forest ecosystems have come to be seen as the most important component of the biosphere, and forestry has emerged as a vital field of science, applied art, and technology.

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Matching Forest Engineering Colleges

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Oregon State University
Four or more years; Public; $19,944 average out-state tuition; $6,228 average in-state tuition
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Four or more years; Public; $27,230 average out-state tuition; $9,746 average in-state tuition
University of Maine
Four or more years; Public; $24,090 average out-state tuition; $8,370 average in-state tuition

Forest Engineering Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ForEverglades Scholarship Up to $20,000 July 31, 2017
DAN/R.W. (Bill) Hamilton Memorial Dive Medicine Research Grant $10,000 November 18, 2017
Google Public Policy Fellowship $7,500 May 26, 2017
Galactic Unite Bytheway Scholarship Up to $7,500 June 30, 2017
Asian American Architects and Engineers Association Scholarship $5,000 May 26, 2017
Out to Innovate Scholarship $5,000 June 10, 2017
RRF National Foundation Scholarship $5,000 June 15, 2017
Alabama Power Scholarship $4,000 December 01, 2017
Vectorworks Design Scholarship $3,000 July 15, 2017
CREW Chicago Scholarship Up to $3,000 October 31, 2017