New products, technology and changing social attitudes have created continuing education needs in many natural resource-related professions. Environmental educations rapidly become obsolete without continued study, and many professional organizations are addressing this problem. Causes of professional obsolescence· are briefly reviewed with emphasis on natural resource managers. Foresters' needs and continuing education efforts are discussed to illustrate continuing education concepts in an environmental and natural resource-related profession.
Bullard, Steven H. and Straka, Thomas J., "Continuing education needs of natural resource professionals" (1986). Faculty Publications. 147.