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John Heffner

John Heffner

Current Position

Senior Technician, Weyerhaeuser Company

Previous Position

Hydrology Technician 1,2,3.


BS (Forest Science, Entomology and Hydrology)

Q & A

Students can prepare with a solid background in science. Math and writing skills are also important but there needs to be an existing interest in working outside as well as an interest in working with science-oriented people.
The field is wide open. There will always be new and better ways to focus on understanding of our pressing environmental issues.
I had an interest in forestry, fisheries and wildlife.
Learning and applying state of the art processes in field experiments related to fresh water research.
I like the opportunities my job provides to understand forest and stream ecosystems, to work in the outdoors, and to develop relationships with fellow workers who share the same scientific interests.