Steve Nix has worked for a private forestry consulting company, managed a county forestry and wildfire program in Randolph County, Alabama, and researched, analyzed and written about forest resources in the southern United States during his nearly 20 years as a forest resources analyst for the state of Alabama. Nix's articles and collection of data have appeared or been quoted in numerous newspapers, natural resource magazines, and U.S. Forest Service technical reports. Nix retired from the Alabama Forestry Commission after 26 years. He also wrote articles and served as a forestry information expert for ThoughtCo for more than 19 years. Nix is a continuing member of the Society of American Foresters.
Steve Nix has a bachelor's degree in forest resource management from the University of Georgia. He has earned certificates including:
Nix was also an Alabama Registered Forester, a distinction he held after passing an Alabama State Board of Registration for Foresters exam in 1975 until he retired in 2010, after working a number of jobs at various forest-service agencies.
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