*A job as a Resource Conservationist falls under the broader career category of Conservation Scientists. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.
for Conservation Scientists :
Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the environment. May conduct soil surveys and develop plans to eliminate soil erosion or to protect rangelands. May instruct farmers, agricultural production managers, or ranchers in best ways to use crop rotation, contour plowing, or terracing to conserve soil and water; in the number and kind of livestock and forage plants best suited to particular ranges; and in range and farm improvements, such as fencing and reservoirs for stock watering.