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Ecological Restoration Internship

Apr 23, 2017

Natural Community Services

This summer internship position is a more site-specific offering of our Natural Resources Intern title, which is linked below. The successful candidate will work primarily on bioengineering and invasive species management projects in the Flint & Clinton River watersheds, with other ecosystem and habitat enhancement work to follow, mostly in Oakland County. A working knowledge of vegetation, soils, hydrology, GPS/GIS, safety, & tractor/equipment operation/maintenance, as well as pesticide applicator license preferred. Intern will work up to 10 hour days, 4 days per week. It will be advantageous for the candidate to be located in central or northern Oakland Co. (housing option potentially available).

Habitat Restoration Engineer / Scientist

Apr 12, 2017

ERT, Inc.

Habitat Restoration Engineer / Scientist – Ann Arbor, MI

Restoration Supervisor

Apr 6, 2017

Eco Logic LLC
Eco Logic LLC is looking for a highly motivated and passionate individual who is interested in a career opportunity in the field of ecological restoration. We are looking for a team player who shares our commitment to the environment and lifelong education. A Restoration Supervisor's primary responsibility is the safe and effective implementation of ecological restoration projects for a diverse set of clientele. Average work week is 50 hours, and requires out of town travel. Work requires physical labor such as bending, using power equipment and lifting in potentially extreme weather conditions.

Job Qualifications / Duties

Audubon Crew Chief

Apr 3, 2017

Audubon Great Lakes
Position Summary:

Audubon's Wings internship program invites students and recent graduates to help shape a healthy environment and vibrant future for birds - and all of us who share the planet with them.

Under the direction of Audubon's Stewardship Associate, Crew Chiefs manage a team that restores the prairies, savannas, wetlands, of the Forest Preserves of Cook County and Chicago Park District. S/he will lead small groups on projects developed in collaboration with Audubon, Forest Preserve staff, Chicago Park District staff, and volunteer Stewards. The position offers the opportunity to contribute to the growing network of individuals and organizations in the Chicago area that possess a personal commitment to conservation.

Audubon Restoration Intern

Apr 3, 2017

Audubon Great Lakes
Position Summary:

Audubon's Wings internship program invites students and recent graduates to help shape a healthy environment and vibrant future for birds - and all of us who share the planet with them.

Restoration Interns play a critical role in the management and restoration of wetlands, prairies, savannas and woodlands in the Forest Preserves of Cook County and Chicago Park District. The position offers the opportunity to contribute to the growing network of individuals and organizations in the Chicago area that possess a personal commitment to conservation.

Nature Preserve Management Tech

Mar 31, 2017

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission

Nature Preserve Management Tech
Two 8.5-month Interim Positions

Karner Blue Butterfly Volunteer

Mar 20, 2017

Baldwin/White Cloud Ranger District

The Baldwin/White Cloud Ranger District, located in western Lower Michigan, is looking for volunteers to assist with monitoring and management activities for the federally endangered Karner blue butterfly in 2017. Volunteers are needed to help conduct surveys between mid-June and mid-August and to help plant native nectar species in September. There are opportunities for individuals of all skill levels to participate. Training will be provided. Interested parties can volunteer during weekdays, for a few days, or a week or more.

Internship: Parks & Recreation

Mar 20, 2017

Ada Township

Broad Statement of Responsibilities:

This is a seasonal (May-August), 3/4 part time position set up as an Internship experience. The Intern will assist the Ada Township Parks & Recreation Department in facilitating a variety of outdoor recreation and education programs along with natural resource management and maintenance needs in the Township parks and preserves. A significant part of the work is outdoors, on weekdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., with occasional Saturdays.

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Land Manager

Mar 15, 2017

Door County Invasive Species Team

The Ridges Sanctuary is a nonprofit land conservation organization located in Baileys Harbor, WI. Our mission is to protect the Sanctuary and inspire stewardship of natural areas through programs of education, outreach, and research. The Ridges Sanctuary is seeking a highly motivated individual to manage our conservation lands in Door County.

Land Stewardship Intern

Feb 13, 2017

Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy

The Stewardship Intern assists the Stewardship & Outreach Specialist (SOS) with land stewardship projects and tasks. Specifically, s/he will help formulate an annual nature preserve monitoring protocol that meets the Land Trust Alliance Standards and Practices and implement it for the 17 SMLC nature preserves. Additionally, s/he will assist the SOS as needed with other basic stewardship, outreach, and property maintenance tasks as assigned. See attached job description for more information and instructions to apply.