by Lisa Thompson

Like working outdoors? Then a career as a habitat specialist may be for you. Habitat specialists work to protect the environment by sampling water, soil, and other substances to identify problems and possible solutions. They work with people, communities, and businesses to help them make better environmental decisions that benefit the communities where they live and work.


Meet Brian Nerbonne, stream/trout habitat specialist at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, as he describes his job and the education, training, and skills needed.


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Curious about green careers? Stay tuned for the new MnGreenCareers website launching on May 10!