Reader Question: How Do I Find an Environmental Career? — Tread Lightly, Retire Early

a great article from a blog I really enjoy.

This is something close to my heart because I have been trying to do the same thing recently.

Might need to do it myself soon!

Today I have a different kind of post, but a “series” I would love to continue in the future. I got a reader email earlier this month with a question for me that I felt needed more than a quick response via email, and one I thought could use some advice from more than just…

via Reader Question: How Do I Find an Environmental Career? — Tread Lightly, Retire Early

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  1. (1) Buy a field.
    (2) Fence it against grazing animals.
    (3) In ten years time it will be covered in what people dismiss as “scrub”.
    (4) In twenty more years it will be woodland and you’ll have realised that “scrub” just means immature woodland.

    Fill those thirty years by (i) earning a living, (ii) studying the old woodland trades: describe this as “a hobby”. Expect (iii) to coppice sections of your wood on a convenient rotation: say seven to fourteen years.

    Bingo! You will probably have done good and almost certainly no harm. That is more than can be said for most activity in “the environmental field”.

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