Habitat restoration scientists research, study and support the practice of ecological restoration, which is the practice of renewing and restoring degraded, damaged, or destroyed ecosystems and habitats in the environment by active human intervention and action.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree. Additional degrees may be required for advanced positions.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In August 2020, the median yearly salary for a habitat restoration scientist was $67,460, according to EnvironmentalScience.com. For more information, visit their habitat restoration career page.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- Ecological Society of America
- Society for Conservation Biology