Environmental Educator Job Opening in Central Kentucky

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Job Opening
Bluegrass Greensource is seeking a full time Environmental Educator to work in preK - 12 schools in Central Kentucky. A degree or previous experience in environmental education is required. For a full job description please visit our website at www.bgGreensource.org. Applications will be accepted through September 8th or until position is filled.
Rain Barrel Workshops Spaces are still available for the Owen County workshops on September 13th at 10 and 11am and the Bourbon County workshop on September 27th at 9am. To register for any of the workshops, please visit our website at www.bgGreensource.org. For further information, contact Michelle Patterson at 859-266-1572 or michelle Sponsored By: 270.jpg
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Student Volunteer Opportunity on Sat Sept 13: 9 am-1pm

Happy Friday everyone!! I wanted to pass along this volunteer opportunity at Giant City State Park with Friends (see attached PDF). I would love to participate but I don't want to be the only one representing Friends. If you're at all interested just shoot me back an e-mail and we can start making plans. Thanks! Jennifer Swan Executive Director Friends of the Shawnee National Forest P.O. Box 350, Carterville IL 62918 872/222-9563 friendsoftheshawnee www.snffriends.org Twitter: @shawneefriends Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-the-Shawnee-National-Forest/167355469986057?ref=hl stewardship day.pdf

Current Mendocino National Forest Outreach Notices

Please share these opportunities within your network and with others you know who may be interested. Mendocino National Forest is currently outreaching for the following positions: Assistant Center Manager (Dispatch), GS 0462-08/09 closes September 11 Biological Science Tech, GS 0404- 04/05 closes September 10 Administrative Support Assistant, GS 0303- 04/05/06 closes August 29 Administrative Management Specialist, GS 0301-09 closes September 4 Visitor Services Information Assistant, GS 1001-04/05 closes August 25 Various Fire Positions, closes September 5 Please see individual outreach notices for specifics. Thank you. V/R Ivy L. Merrick Forest Civil Rights Officer Mendocino National Forest 825 N. Humboldt Avenue Willows, CA 95988 Office (530) 934-1103 Fax (530) 934-7384 Cell (530) 514-0855 ivylmerrick adminsupportasst0303.doc Outreach BioSciTechGS4-5(2).doc MNF FallFire 2014.doc ExtensionOutreach ResponseAsstCenterMgrDETAIL.doc AdmMgtSpecialist DetailSeptember14.doc Outreach ResponseVisitorServicesInformationAsstGrindstone.doc123.doc

Extra Credit Opportunity: Garden of the Gods trail cleanup is Saturday

FYI, a volunteer cleanup event at Garden of the Gods plus Leave No Trace educational activities this weekend. “Garden of the Gods trail cleanup is Saturday” August 21, 2014 Join SIU Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center staff on Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Garden of the Gods Recreation Center for a trail cleanup day. Touch of Nature is partnering with “Leave No Trace for Outdoor Ethics” for the event, which teaches people how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. A carpool will leave the Student Center parking lot at 7:30 a.m.; the cleanup is from 9 a.m. to noon. Those interested in participating will meet in the main observation area parking lot. An information booth will be available from 1 to 5 p.m., and the Subaru/Leave No Trace traveling trainers will hold a program from 6 to 7 p.m. Participants should dress comfortably, bring water and a picnic lunch. For more information, contact the Touch of Nature Environmental Center at 453-1121. (pasted from: http://news.siu.edu/2014/08/082114SIUToday-GardenoftheGods.html )

Also, additional information related to broader activities at Garden of the Gods this weekend: “Shawnee National Forest to Hold Leave No Trace Event”, see:

http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/shawnee/news-events/?cid=STELPRD3813667 Paul Restivo

Graduate Resident program – IDNR

The Illinois DNR and the Division of Natural Heritage are now accepting applications for seven Natural Heritage Graduate Student Residents starting in January, 2015 and one starting in June, 2015. These residencies provide successful applicants with a 12-month paid internship with the Division of Natural Heritage and/or Illinois Nature Preserves Commission. Candidates must be enrolled in a conservation-related graduate degree program and have written approval from their graduate advisor. Further information on the Natural Heritage Graduate Student Residency Program may be found at: http://www.dnr.illinois.gov/conservation/NaturalHeritage/Pages/NaturalHeritageGraduateStudentResidencyProgram.aspx. Questions, contact Bob Szafoni, 217.348.0175; Robert.Szafoni@illinois.gov

Project Learning Tree (PLT) K-8 Educator Workshop – Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Hey all! Illinois was selected as a pilot state to test drive some new concepts in getting copies of Project Learning Tree, a national level environmental ed curriculum, into the hands of users. As facilitators, Linda Hauser and I will be leading two different workshops. One will focus on K-8 educators while the other will be geared towards early childhood. The date, time, location, etc. have been set for the K-8 workshop. More details can be found via the attached flyer. Please help us spread the word on this great event! We will have a full list of environmental ed workshops we will offer as part of our outreach series by mid-January 2015. For now, getting a jump start with this one to help spread the word. Thanks and let myself or Linda know if you have any questions! Amanda
Amanda G. Patrick Public Affairs Officer
Shawnee National Forest
p: 618-253-1031 f: 618-253-1060 apatrick
50 Highway 145 South Harrisburg, IL 62946 Stay Connected! www.fs.fed.us www.fs.fed.us/shawnee
Caring for the land and serving people.
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Outdoor Education Internship(s)

We run an outdoor education program called Nature’s Classroom during the fall and spring, and are currently looking for instructors. Our season runs from Sept. 24-Oct. 24, and could be a 1 month internship in Outdoor Education. Any information you could provide would be greatly appreciated. I look forward to your response, and hope that we might be able to help an SIU student gain some working knowledge of outdoor education. Sincerely, David Irick Ministry Intern DuBois Center 618.787.2202 program@DuBoisCenter.org twitterfacebook Nature's ClassroomInternship Details Internship Details