Fish & Wildlife Management
Ogeechee Technical College


Meet the Faculty

Heather Lee

Fish & Wildlife Management Instructor

Office: Rm 1215
Natural Resources Bldg.

Heather Lee is Ogeechee Technical College’s Fish and Wildlife Management instructor. Heather graduated from high school in Ware Shoals, South Carolina, and has a Bachelor’s degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, and a minor in Forestry from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She is currently working towards her Master’s degree in Wildlife Science from Texas A&M University.

Heather interned as a biological intern at ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge in Hollywood, SC, and then interned and worked in a seasonal position at the Savannah Coastal Refuge as a forestry technician/wildland firefighter (for about four years). Heather then worked at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge for a year as a forestry technician/wildland firefighter.

She has traveled to many different states to help with prescribed fire activities and wildfire suppression, and in hurricane recovery/cleanup. Other activities in which Heather has participated include migratory bird surveying and banding, waterfowl surveying and banding, sea turtle nest counts, drawing blood samples and tagging sea turtles, and nest counts for shore birds and wading birds. She also has experience with timber cruising and marking for commercial harvest, and has done red-cockaded woodpecker surveys, including inserting nest boxes for the red-cockaded woodpecker.

Her hobbies include horseback riding, hunting, and fishing.

Program Goals

  1. Enrollment in the FWMT program will increase.

  2. The FWMT program will retain qualified students.

  3. Successful students will graduate from the FWMT program.


Programs of Study

Fish and Wildlife Management AAS Degree*
Fish and Wildlife Management Diploma*

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).


Program Purpose Statement

The Fish and Wildlife Management Program prepares graduates for careers as wildlife technicians in state and federal agencies, private or corporately-owned hunting plantations, or companies specializing in wildlife damage control by emphasizing a combination of basic biological knowledge and practical application of technical skills necessary for successful employment in the field of wildlife and plantation management.


Program Courses

FWMT 1010 - Equipment Use
FWMT 1020 - Wildlife Policy and Law
FWMT 1030 - Terrestrial Ecology
FWMT 1040 - Aquatic Ecology
FWMT 1050 - Ichthyology
FWMT 1060 - Ornithology
FWMT 1070 - Mammalogy
FWMT 1080 - Plantation Operations
FWMT 2010 - Wildlife Management Techniques
FWMT 2020 - Habitat Manipulation
FWMT 2030 - Fish Pond Management
FORS 1030 - Dendrology
FORS 1100 - Forest Technology
FWMT 2040 - Internship
GIFS 1101 - Introduction to Geographical Information Systems

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Fish and Wildlife Management




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