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Plant Health Specialist

Jan 19, 2018

Minnesota Department of Agriculture

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture posted two temporary Plant Health Specialist positions. One position will be based in Duluth and one in Rochester. These positions will implement surveys, assess infestations and coordinate control of prohibited noxious weeds on the eradicate list (Noxious Weed Law Minnesota Statutes 18.75 - 18.91). These positions will also facilitate weed related data and other information sharing. They will work collaboratively with a wide range of partners including the University of Minnesota, Conservation Corps Minnesota, Minnesota Departments of Natural Resources and Transportation, city of Duluth, counties, municipalities, federal agencies, private landowners and the public.

FAP Forester

Jan 18, 2018

Iron Baraga Conservation District

The Iron Baraga Conservation District Is accepting applications for a Forestry Assistance Program Forester. This is a Grant Funded Position, that is renewed yearly. The basic requirements for this position are: MUST have Bachelor degree in forestry from a college or university with an accredited forestry program, Good communication skills (writing, public speaking, working with individuals of all ages), Computer fluency.

General Manager

Jan 18, 2018

Natural Community Services

GM (General Manager)
The General Manager (GM) will provide complete executive, managerial, supervisory, training, field science leadership, and quality control functions for Natural Community Services (NCS). The GM will seamlessly integrate the operations of business development/estimating, stormwater green infrastructure, natural resources/ecological restoration as well as leading plans for consulting operations (assess, design/GIS, monitor). It is the goal of the GM to share project development, site biological quality control, staff supervision, and management time with the CEO and Principal Ecologist.

Summer Field Crew member/leader (Minnesota)

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

Summer Field Crew Members and Leaders

AmeriCorps Seasonal Field Crew Members and Leaders (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 prairie restoration, exotic species management, fencing and lakeshore restoration. Crew Members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.

Summer Youth Corps Leader (Hinckley, MN)

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Summer Youth Corps Leaders

AmeriCorps Summer Youth Corps Leaders (ages 19-25) will work in teams of two to supervise six youth on 1- to 2-week long “spike” projects (crews camp in tents, prepare their own meals and complete work projects). Crews will complete projects such as trail construction and maintenance, boardwalk building, planting, campsite development, invasive species removal, etc. Leaders will provide training such as tool use and safety, conduct on-the-job training demonstrations for youth participants starting new projects and facilitate educational and recreational activities on weekends, during spike trips and after work day.

Superior National Forest Crew member/leader "Faces of Tomorrow"

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Superior National Forest Crews (ages 18-25) receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice working on projects throughout Superior National Forest. Superior National Forest seasonal crews are part of the Superior National Forest’s “Faces of Tomorrow” initiative, an effort to improve the diversity of their future workforce. Leader and member positions involve physically challenging, team-oriented outdoor work on conservation projects such as invasive species management, fuels reduction, campsite maintenance, timber stand improvement, trail maintenance, tree planting, timber marking, and wildfire suppression/prescribed burning.

Education and Outreach Corpsmember - Monarch Joint Venture

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Education and Outreach Corpsmember

The Education and Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) will provide communication, education and outreach assistance with the Monarch Joint Venture, of which the US Fish and Wildlife Service is a partner. The Corpsmember will assist with planning development workshops for teachers and educators and assist with outreach activities and special events aimed at increasing awareness of the Monarch Joint Venture program. The Corpsmember will create and implement strategic social media campaigns and assist with writing blog entries on topics such as monarch populations, as well as help with general program development and support.

Restoring Relations Youth Corps Crew leader

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Restoring Relations Youth Corps Crew Leaders

Agriculture and Water Outreach Corpsmember

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

The AmeriCorps Agriculture and Water Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) serves with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, learning hands-on skills in assessing and managing soil and water resources. Member assists the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP) certification process which may include farm water quality assessments, field visits and data collection, producer and/or landowner interviews, surface and groundwater monitoring programs, wetland and watercourse inventories and assessments. Corpsmember will communicate with local landowners to develop management plans, gather input on best practices and provide education materials on soil and water resources.

I Can Paddle! Crew member/leader

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors I Can Paddle! Crew Member/Leader

I Can Camp! Crew member/leader

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors I Can Camp! Crew Member/Leader

I Can Camp! is one of several I Can! programs, sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). I Can! programs introduce Minnesota families to a variety of outdoor activities including camping, fishing, paddling, and rock climbing. Youth Outdoors I Can Camp! Crew Members co-lead weekend camping workshops in Minnesota State Park campgrounds. Each pair of instructors teaches basic camping skills for up to 15 families with little camping experience. Instructors also provide environmental education, offering information about local ecology and natural resources during each trip. Through their dedicated service, Youth Outdoors I Can Camp! AmeriCorps members add value to the community and environment.

Conservation Intern

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Conservation Interns (ages 18-25) serve alongside natural resource professionals with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge or U.S. Forest Service at the Chippewa National Forest. Each internship is focused to help develop the Conservation Interns’ professional skill sets while providing expertise and valuable contributions to the host site. Conservation Interns receive training, supervision and guidance from experienced agency and Conservation Corps staff, learning hands-on skills in managing natural resources and conducting public outreach.

Conservation Apprentice

Jan 11, 2018

Conservation Corps of Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Conservation Apprentices

Spend the summer working alongside natural resource professionals!

AmeriCorps Conservation Academy Apprentices (ages 18-25) serve in a Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), learning hands-on skills in managing soil and water resources. Management projects may include service and groundwater monitoring, wetland and watercourse inventories and assessments, preparation for cost-share and easement programs, field surveying and site inspections, and coordinating educational programs. Apprentices may also communicate with local landowners to develop management plans, gather input on best practices and provide education materials on water resources.

Camping Education and Conservation Intern

Dec 18, 2017

Sierra Club, Detroit Outdoors Program

The Camping Education and Conservation Intern will assist the Sierra Club Detroit Inspiring Connections Outdoors Program, in collaboration with the Detroit Parks and Recreation Department and the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit, in developing and delivering a robust youth camping initiative at the Scout Hollow Campground in Rouge Park, Detroit’s largest park. This is an AmeriCorps position hosted through the Student Conservation Association. Visit the job posting for more details and to apply:

https://www.thesca.org/serve/position/camping-education-and-conservation...

Youth and Stewardship Projects Coordinator

Dec 15, 2017

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

WRV seeks a Youth and Stewardship Projects Coordinator to help us reach our goal of inspiring the next generation of land stewards. This is a full-time seasonal position based in Boulder, CO.

To learn more and apply, please visit http://www.wlrv.org/wp-content/uploads/WRV-Youth-Coordinator-Announcemen...

River Guide Internship

Dec 12, 2017

St. Croix River Association

Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received, and interviews will occur as qualified candidates emerge. Apply soon!

This internship is part of the River Connections Program, a partnership of the St. Croix River Association and the National Park Service at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

The St. Croix River Association (SCRA) is currently recruiting applicants for a St. Croix River Guide internship during the summer of 2018. SCRA is a nonprofit organization that protects, restores and celebrates the St. Croix River and its watershed, and serves as the official non-profit partner of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway.

Namekagon River Ambassador Internship

Dec 12, 2017

St. Croix River Association

Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received, and interviews will occur as qualified candidates emerge. Apply soon!

The St. Croix River Association (SCRA) is currently recruiting applicants for a Namekagon River Ambassador internship during the summer of 2018. SCRA is a nonprofit organization that protects, restores and celebrates the St. Croix River and its watershed, and serves as the official non-profit partner of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway.

The Riverway, one of the nation’s first wild and scenic rivers, is a National Park consisting of 255 river miles that flow through some of the most scenic and least developed country in the Upper Midwest. Learn more at: www.nps.gov/sacn.

Park Guide Internship

Dec 12, 2017

St. Croix River Association

Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received. Offers will be made on a rolling basis. Apply soon!

This internship is part of the River Connections Program, a partnership of the St. Croix River Association and the National Park Service at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

The St. Croix River Association (SCRA) is currently recruiting applicants for four park guide internships at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway during the summer of 2018.

Land Use Internship

Dec 12, 2017

St. Croix River Association

Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received. Offers will be made on a rolling basis. Apply soon!

This internship is part of the River Connections Program, a partnership of the St. Croix River Association and the National Park Service at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

The St. Croix River Association (SCRA) is currently recruiting applicants for two land use management internships at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway during the summer of 2018. The Riverway, one of the nation’s first wild and scenic rivers, is a National Park consisting of 255 river miles that flow through some of the most scenic and least developed country in the Upper Midwest. www.nps.gov/sacn

Aquatic Invasive Species Internship

Dec 12, 2017

St. Croix River Association

Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received, and interviews will occur as qualified candidates emerge. Apply soon!

This internship is part of the River Connections Program, a partnership of the St. Croix River Association and the National Park Service at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

The St. Croix River Association (SCRA) is currently recruiting applicants for up to three aquatic invasive species (AIS) internships at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway during the summer of 2018. Positions will be 12-15 weeks.

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