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Invasive Species Strike Team Member

Mar 24, 2017

Gun Lake Tribe

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians (Gun Lake Tribe) is seeking a Strike Team Member to assist invasive species control on Tribal properties. The Strike Team Member is responsible for detection and control of invasive species, focusing on forest pests. Main job duties will include manual and chemical control and removal efforts. Strike Team Member will have frequent long days in the field (including lunches).

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.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Director of Programs

Mar 17, 2017

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park is hiring for a key leadership position!

Position Announcement:
Director of Programs, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park

The Nature Conservancy in Indiana - Seasonal Positions Available!

Mar 17, 2017

The Nature Conservancy in Indiana

Help the Indiana Chapter of the Nature Conservancy as we restore and preserve the natural riches of the Hoosier State!

Join us outdoors this spring, summer, and fall to help protect and manage vital natural resources in various areas of Northern Indiana. We are currently recruiting for several positions with varying time frames. Positions come and go quickly so check our website often.

For more information and to apply, please visit Use the keyword "Indiana" to search for our available positions. The deadlines to apply may vary. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.

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.

Stewardship Assistant

Mar 14, 2017

Michigan Nature Association

Volunteer Internship

Location: Variable by day – work will take place at numerous MNA sanctuaries across southeast Michigan.

Duration: Negotiable, May–September is preferred

Time Commitment: Applicants should be available a minimum of one full day – can be up to 10 hours (including drive time) – per week and arrange for their own transportation to the day’s meeting location. Options to carpool with staff or other interns may be available. Internship will be considered fulfilled when the Stewardship Assistant has completed 20 full days of volunteer service with MNA.

Seasonal Field Crew Member

Mar 10, 2017

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice completing habitat restoration projects throughout the Midwest. Crews complete natural resource conservation projects such as tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew Members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.

Saginaw Bay CISMA Strike Team

Mar 8, 2017

Saginaw Bay Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area

The Strike Team will monitor and treat invasive species in the Saginaw Bay watershed. See attached job description for more information.

Monitoring Crew

Mar 6, 2017

Saginaw Bay Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area

The Monitoring Crew member will conduct standardized monitoring procedures on pre and post treatment of non-native Phragmites within defined areas of Arenac, Bay and Tuscola Counties. See attached job description for more information.

Natural Resources Volunteer Coordinator

Mar 2, 2017

Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority

Under the supervision of the Natural Resources Coordinator, the Natural Resources Volunteer Coordinator will perform a wide range of tasks including the coordination and implementation of the Metroparks Natural Resources Department Volunteer Workday Program and other programs in the field of natural resource management. Working either individually, or in conjunction with other HCMA staff, the candidate will conduct volunteer workdays and recruit new public and corporate volunteers. The candidate will assist in the implementation of Metroparks Natural Resource Management Plans, environmental sustainability efforts and natural resource management activities as required.

Community Outreach Interpreter

Mar 2, 2017

Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority

Under the direction of the Manager of Interpretive Services, this year-round, part time Interpreter position seeks to gain awareness and a positive image for the Metroparks and the interpretive department as a District community outreach facilitator. Work responsibilities in this position involve planning, preparing, and presenting talks, demonstrations, promoting public interest in the appreciation of natural and cultural history and driving the Mobile Learning Center. Establish and manage programs and initiatives supporting community outreach. Build and maintain long-term relationships with stakeholders to ensure the effective implementation of community relations strategies and activities.

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.

Natural Resources Crew Member

Jan 4, 2017

Springfield Township (Oakland County, MI)

Under the supervision of the Natural Resources Manager, the Natural Resources Crew Member performs ecological restoration activities across Springfield Township in a diverse array of habitats on township-owned and partner lands. Management activities in support of ecological restoration include invasive species control, preparations for prescribed burning, debris removal and collection of field data in support of these activities. Other activities may include assisting with volunteer workdays, township events and park maintenance tasks. He/she will be responsible for preparation and maintenance of equipment and work logs used in these management activities. This is a temporary position requiring approximately 35 hours per week, not to exceed 24 weeks.