Natural Resources Competencies

NATURAL RESOURCES COMPETENCIES

AG MECHANICS FALL AND SPRING

    1. Agricultural building construction
      • Understand the concepts and basic skills in blueprints/design and the use of hand and power tools in fabrication/construction in order to use blueprints in fabrication and construction successfully.
    2. Animal behavior
      • Understand animal behaviors in order to address safety issues for animals and humans.
    3. Safety and mechanical equipment
      • Understand principles of operation and maintenance to mechanical equipment, structures, and technology that are critical to safe operation and maintenance.
    4. Career readiness and employability skills
      • Understand the necessary career readiness and employability skill in order to achieve success in the workplace.
      • Understand and explore a variety of career options in the agriculture mechanics industry.

FOREST MANAGEMENT

    1. Equipment safety
      • Understand the safe use of power and hand tools used in the natural resources industry.
    2. Animal behavior
      • Understand animal behaviors in order to address safety issues for animals and humans.
    3. Forest species
      • Understand the importance of native species, their care and cultivation.
    4. Sustainable logging practices
      • Understand the importance and practice of sustainable logging practices, trail maintenance and maple sugaring techniques.
    5. Career readiness and employability skills
      • Understand the necessary career readiness and employability skill in order to achieve success in the workplace.
      • Understand and explore a variety of career options in the natural resources industry.

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

    1. Equipment safety
      • Understand the safe use of power and hand tools used in the natural resources industry.
      • Native plants and animals
        • Understand and recognize native species of animals and plants.
      • Wildlife habitats
        • Understand and establish wildlife habitat areas.
      • Legal and ethical wildlife issues
        • Understand State of New Hampshire regulations and resources pertaining to native species.
      • Career readiness and employability skills
        • Understand and explore a variety of career options in the natural resources industry.
        • Understand the necessary career readiness and employability skill in order to achieve success in the workplace.