Season 6 | Forestry Consultants | Episode 3

#88 | The best advice is honest advice

November 28, 2018 | T.R. Clark, ACF

T.R. Clark, ACF, is a Forestry Consultant and Regional Manager for F&W Forestry Services based in LaFayette, Alabama, where he and his team of four provide consulting forestry services and timberland management services for nonindustrial private landowners. T.R. graduated from N.C. State University with a B.S. in Forest Management and is active in his profession, his church and his community. On today’s show, T.R. shares how aspiring foresters can get into consulting work, why it’s critical to be a good listener in this field, and how the Association of Consulting Foresters can help your career. Listen now and subscribe today!

Key Takeaways:

[1:10] A message from Leadership Nature.

[1:50] A quick intro about TR’s background.

[3:35] What does a typical day look like for a forestry consultant?

[5:35] How did T.R. get into forestry and natural resources?

[7:15] What kind of work did T.R. do while he was in college?

[9:45] What prepared T.R. the most for land management?

[11:55] What does it really mean to listen to the client?

[13:30] T.R. shares the types of mentors he’s had over the years.

[15:15] You have to be willing to teach, not just tell.

[16:05] What have been some of the most memorable moments of T.R.’s job so far?

[18:50] T.R. explains what makes being a forestry consultant so rewarding.

[21:35] What advice does T.R. have for aspiring forestry consultants?

[23:40] When did T.R. first oversee a project as a leader?

[25:45] What makes F&W Forestry unique as a consulting firm?

[27:55] Why did T.R. join the Association of Consulting Foresters?

[29:35] T.R. shares his thoughts on the future of forestry.

[31:15] We simply don’t communicate to the public enough about all the good work foresters do for the environment.

Mentioned in This Episode:
F&W website: www.FWforestry.net
T.R. on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/t-r-clark-85846137/
ACF website: www.ACF-Foresters.org
The movie: Tombstone (1993)
The movie: Braveheart (1995)


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