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Michigan Private Lands Forester

Aug 15, 2017

American Bird Conservancy

Title: Private Lands Forester

Location(s): Marquette, MI

Reports to: American Bird Conservancy Forest Habitat Coordinator

NRCS District Conservationists

Term: Renewed annually based on funding availability.

Application Submission Deadline: September 8, 2017

Introduction:

American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is the Western Hemisphere's bird conservation specialist — the only organization with a single and steadfast commitment to achieving conservation results for birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. We are currently looking for a motivated, self-starting, and detail-oriented individual with forestry experience to join our Great Lakes team in northern Michigan.

Field Steward Internship 2017

Aug 4, 2017

Blue Heron Ministries

Blue Heron Ministries hopes to fill one field steward internship position for the remainder of the 2017 field season. We are a nonprofit Christian land conservation organization based in Angola, Indiana. We work with other nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and private land owners around northeast Indiana and southern Michigan. Blue Heron Ministries is an opportunity for folks to apply the hands-on craft of ecological restoration to steward our Lord’s creation within the context of intentional community. A description of this internship is as follows:
*Intensive and arduous labor.
*Term will be September 5 thru December 15 (flexible). If the internship is a fit both ways and

Project Coordinator

Jul 31, 2017

River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area

The River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area Project Coordinator (PC) is a full time contract position. Contract work is secured through September 2019. The PC serves as the coordinator of the River to River Cooperative Weed Management Area, a joint project of 13 Steering Committee members (see table below). The PC’s office is based at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Marion, IL but work will be conducted throughout the entire CWMA area. This position takes lead responsibility for the CWMA, providing oversight and support for the implementation of CWMA projects and further development to achieve the mission of the CWMA.

Fall natural resources internship

Jul 4, 2017

Natural Community Services

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with project manager/supervisor to:
• Install wildlife habitat structures
• Operate saws, brush-mowers, boats, ATVs, tractors
• Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
• Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species
• Assist with prescribed ecological burns
• Maintain and install native plantings
• Install erosion control BMPs
• Other environmental stewardship activities
• Assist with stream restoration field work such as live staking, rootwads
• Keep detailed, accurate records of work performed
• Assist writing/implementing stewardship plans and collecting ecological data from natural areas
• GPS & GIS data collection

Conservation Worker II

Jun 7, 2017

City of Ann Arbor, Natural Area Preservation

CONSERVATION WORKER II
Conservation Worker II needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:
• Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
• Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species
• Assist with prescribed ecological burns (spring and fall)
• Maintain and construct trails
• Lead volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
• Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
• Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
• Assist in implementing stewardship plans and collecting ecological data from natural areas