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Opportunities in Landscape Architecture, Botanical Gardens and Arboreta Careers

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ISBN-10: 0071476083

ISBN-13: 9780071476089

Edition: 2007

Authors: Blythe Camenson

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This guide to opportunities in landscape architecture, botanical gardens and arboreta careers covers the training and educational requirements, and salary statistics for different positions within the field.
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 4/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396

Blythe Camenson is a full-time writer who has authored more than two dozen McGraw-Hill career books.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Landscape Architecture
A Career in Landscape Architecture
History of landscape architecture
Landscape defined
Duties of the landscape architect
Working conditions
Employment figures
Job outlook
Salaries
A landscape architect at work
Training for Landscape Architects
Degrees needed
Choosing a program
Course of study
Sample program
Licensing
Personal qualities
Related job titles
Urban and Regional Planning
Duties of planners
Getting the job done
Working conditions
Job settings
Training
Personal qualities
Opportunities for advancement
Salaries
Job outlook for urban and regional planners
An urban and regional planner at work
Forestry and Conservation
Foresters, range managers, and soil conservationists
National Park Service rangers
Parks Canada wardens
Related professions
A forester at work
A range conservation career
A career in the wild
Historic Landscape Preservation
Colonial Williamsburg
A landscape architect and garden historian at work
Landscape services at Colonial Williamsburg
A lesson in topiary
Landscape Design and Maintenance
Landscape designers
A landscape designer at work
Gardeners and groundskeepers
Arboriculture
Golf course management
Cemetery workers
Cooperative Extension Service
Canadian agricultural services
Job outlook for landscape design and maintenance
Botanical Gardens and Arboreta
Careers in Botanical Gardens and Arboreta
Functions of botanical gardens and arboreta
Job titles
A professional at work
Training for Careers in Botanical Gardens and Arboreta
Education requirements
Internships
A student intern's experience
Firsthand Accounts
Curator of plants, Longwood Gardens
Curatorial associate, Arnold Arboretum
Outreach horticulturist, Arnold Arboretum
Senior biologist
Arboretum of Los Angeles County
Horticulturist, Missouri Botanical Garden
Professional Associations
Selected List of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta
Additional Resources