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Environmental Science & Management

The Environmental Science & Management program at Live Oaks is a new partnership with the Greenacres Foundation focused on sustainable and Earth-friendly agricultural methods and practices. Students will learn how to make our world greener by studying agricultural, gaining and understanding of natural resources, and working hands-on in animal and plant biotechnology and bioresearch. As we look to the future and address the challenges related to climate change, booming populations, and pollution, how we sustainably feed the world and manage the planet's resources will be increasingly critical. This program is designed to train the next generation of experts equipped to face these challenges head-on. 

The Environmental Science & Management program is for students who want to make a positive difference in our natural world. Students will have the opportunity to work alongside green industry professionals and local food-producers to learn greenspace management and organic growing techniques. 
Learn to:
  • Environmental career opportunities 
  • How to work with local green-industry professionals 
  • Innovative growing techniques from local farmers 
  • How environmentally focused businesses operate 

(Note: This is a high school program. For options for adults, click here.)

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  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

  • Environmental Science for Agriculture and Natural Systems

  • Animal and Plant Biotechnology 

  • Bioresearch 

Cross-curricular learning 

Program collaboration 
  • Culinary Arts and Hospitality Services 

  • Animal Science 

  • Veterinary Assisting 
  • Heavy Equipment Operations 
Academic connection
  • Environmental Science

  • Zoology

  • Chemistry

Industry partner collaborations

  • Farm animal management 
  • Scientific research and reporting 
  • Horticulture and plan production 
  • Land management 
  • Soil science 
  • Natural area restoration and management 

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Career Pathways

  • Greenhouse grower
  • Landscape installer
  • Organic grower
  • Greenspace manager
  • Farm manager
  • Lanscape designer
  • Arborist 

More career options

Career Credentials 

  • Ohio Department of Agriculture commercial pesticide applicators license
  • OSHA 10 -Agriculture 
  • Skid/steer certification 
  • Chainsaw safety awareness (CSAW) Levels 1 & 2
  • CPR/First Aid 

Currently offered; subject to change

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