Conservation officers manage resources, visitor services, maintenance and recreation in provincial parks and educate the public about related issues. Fish and wildlife officers protect, preserve and manage fish and wildlife resources. Park wardens are responsible for natural and cultural resource management, public safety and law enforcement in Canada's national parks. (Adapted from

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Completion of a program in renewable resources management, environmental conservation or a related discipline is usually required, including courses in law enforcement (NOC). The University of Manitoba does not offer specialized education, but students may choose to pursue a related degree at U of M and build pertinent experience. Please contact Parks Canada, Sustainable Development Manitoba or your provincial parks and conservation department for recruitment information.

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