Class Video: Park and Wildland Management Summer Camp, Edit by Joe Starkey

I love this video–it really needs to be watched in HD to be appreciated. Amazing work all around, Joe! Or, watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=B8y-g5o-uKc

Supervisory Natural Resources Specialist (Recreation), GS-0401-12/13,

The vacancy Announcement for the Recreation Staff Officer, GS-0401-12/13 position is available today July 30, 2012 on Avue website (see below). Interested individuals are encouraged to apply for this position as soon as possible. Applicants should print and review the announcement carefully and ensure their application is filed on or before the closing date of […]

Social Services Job Openings, Golconda, IL

2 Social Services positions at the Golconda Job Corps Center, located here in southern Illinois. These positions are located at a Forest Service Job Corps Center, 2 Social Services Positions at Golconda. The vacancy announcement will be posted online once available. Interested applicants should read the attached outreach notice and respond at snewbold@fs.fed.us. When the […]

Dissertation Available: Three Useful Studies on Recreation Ecology and Visitor Use

Download it here: Logan Park’s Doctoral Dissertation Abstract: The issues and concerns facing recreation managers, academicians, and other practitioners are now often complex and important enough that solving them requires more than the sum of parts from social and physical disciplines. To that end, this dissertation document identifies and addresses three research projects that in […]

GIS Manager Job Opening

The Forest Service Assistant National GIS Program Manager vacancy announcement (GS-0401/1301-12/13) has just been to posted to USAJOBS. Links follow… 12-5201-0401-0287DP-CDO (DEMO) GS-0401-12/13 12-5201-1301-0287DP-CDO (DEMO) GS-1301-12/13 12-5201-0401-0287G-CDO (Government) GS-0401-12/13 12-5201-1301-0287G-CDO (Government) GS-1301-12/13 Duty location will be Salt Lake City, UT, or Rosslyn, VA (eventually Washington, DC). Be aware that this opportunity is advertised in the […]

Public Affairs Specialist Job Opportunity, Forest Service @Milwaukee, WI

Job Title:Public Affairs Specialist Department:Department Of Agriculture Agency:Forest Service Job Announcement Number:12-09510002-1619G-JB SALARY RANGE: $49,086.00 to $77,203.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 to Friday, July 06, 2012 SERIES & GRADE: GS-1035-09/11 POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time – Permanent – No time limit PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 11 DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy(s) in the following […]

Recreation, Engineering, Lands, and Minerals Staff Job Opening,

SHAWNEE NATIONAL FOREST “Caring for the Land and Serving People” OUTREACH NOTICE Recreation, Engineering, Archaeology, Lands and Minerals Staff Officer GS‐0401 or 0801‐13 The Shawnee National Forest will soon be filling a permanent, full time Recreation, Engineering, Archaeology, Lands and Minerals Staff Officer, GS-0401 or 0801-13 position. The duty station is located at the Supervisor’s […]

Support Services Supervisor Job Opening, Golconda, IL

Below are the Vacancy announcement Numbers for Golconda for the Support Services Supervisor. To obtain information aout this position and TO APPLY, please click on the link below, this Vcancy announcement will run until July 05, 2012 http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/319488600 Job Announcement Number:12-SSS-0342-7/8-2032-DP(SB) and http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/319484700 Job Announcement Number:12-SSS-0342-7/8-2032-G(SB)

Customer Service Job Posting, Shawnee National Forest

“Caring for the Land and Serving People” SHAWNEE NATIONAL FOREST OUTREACH NOTICE Customer Service Representative GS-0303-5 The Shawnee National Forest will soon be advertising a GS-0303-5 Customer Service Representative position. The position is a permanent full-time appointment, with a duty station in Jonesboro, IL. The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to inform prospective applicants […]

Fire Handcrew Job Openings, Shawnee National Forest

(Handcrew) Camel Rock Garden-of-the-Gods Introduction The Shawnee National Forest will soon be filling several temporary GS-0462-3/4/5, NTE 1039 hours Forestry Aid/Technician (Handcrew) positions. These are arduous positions. The positions are located on the Hidden Springs Ranger District with the actual duty location in Murphysboro, Illinois. The work season runs from October through April with a […]

Natural Resource Specialist: Recreation Job Opening,

Visit our Website at http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/cnnf/ Outreach and Notice of Announcement Natural Resource Specialist Recreation GS-401-11 Permanent Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Organizational Level – Eagle River/Florence Ranger District Duty Station Eagle River, Wisconsin Opening Date: 6/18/2012 Closing Date: 7/9/2012 The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is announcing an upcoming vacancy for a Natural Resource Specialist, Recreation GS-401-11 position. This […]

Forest Timber Program Manager, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Visit our Website at http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/cnnf/ Outreach and Notice of Announcement Forester (Forest Timber Program Manager) GS-0460-11/12 Permanent Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Rhinelander Supervisor’s Office 500 Hanson Lake Road Rhinelander, WI 54501 715 362-1300 Duty Station Rhinelander, Wisconsin Opening Date: 6/17/2012 Closing Date:7/12/2012 The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is announcing an upcoming vacancy for a GS 460-11/12 Forest […]

Updated: Fire Engine Operator Job Opening, Plumas National Forest

PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST _______________________________ OUTREACH NOTICE PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST Mt. Hough Ranger District Quincy, CA ___________________________________ The Plumas National Forest, Mt. Hough Ranger District has the following vacancy currently open: Supervisory Forestry Technician (Fire Engine Operator), GS-0462-08 The Mt. Hough ranger District will be filling a temporary detail (120 days) beginning in July 2012. Per […]

Fire Engine Operator Job Opening, Plumas National Forest

PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST _______________________________ OUTREACH NOTICE PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST Mt. Hough Ranger District Quincy, CA ___________________________________ The Plumas National Forest, Mt. Hough Ranger District has the following vacancy currently open: Forestry Technician (Fire Engine Operator), GS-0462-07 The Mt. Hough ranger District will be filling 2 temporary detail (120 days) beginning in July 2012. Per Diem […]

Fire Handcrew Job Openings, Shawnee National Forest

(Handcrew) Camel Rock Garden-of-the-Gods Introduction The Shawnee National Forest will soon be filling several temporary GS-0462-3/4/5, NTE 1039 hours Forestry Aid/Technician (Handcrew) positions. These are arduous positions. The positions are located on the Hidden Springs Ranger District with the actual duty location in Murphysboro, Illinois. The work season runs from October through April with a […]

Fire Engine Operator Job Opening, Shawnee National Forest

(Fire Engine Operator) Camel Rock Garden-of-the-Gods Introduction The Shawnee National Forest will soon be filling several temporary GS-0462-3/4, NTE 1039 hours Forestry Aid/Technician (Fire Engine Operator) positions. These are arduous positions. The positions are located on the Hidden Springs Ranger District with the actual duty location in Vienna, Illinois or Murphysboro, Illinois. The work season […]

Communications Coordinator Job Opening, USFS Region 9/Eastern Region

Outreach Notice Communications Coordinator Region 9, Eastern Region, Milwaukee, WI Position The Eastern Region is looking for the right person in a GS-1035-09/11 Communications Coordinator position in the Public and Government Relations Staff. Primary duties include organizing and coordinating media interviews, summarizing regional news items, and developing communications plans. This is an exceptional opportunity to […]

Lands and Minerals Specialist Job Opening at Kaibab National Forest

Permanent Full Time Zone Lands & Minerals Specialist GS-0401-11 Kaibab National Forest Duty Station: Williams, AZ IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A CHALLENGING OPPORTUNITY… and working with a dynamic group of people, the Kaibab National Forest in north-central Arizona will soon be filling a Lands and Minerals Specialist on the South Zone of the Forest. Duty […]

Supervisory Forestry Technician Job Opening, Plumas National Forest

PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST _______________________________ OUTREACH NOTICE PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST Mt.Hough Ranger District Quincy, CA ___________________________________ The Plumas National Forest, Mt.Hough Ranger District has the following vacancy currently open: Supervisory Forestry Technician (ADFMO), GS-0462-09 The Mt. Hough Ranger District will be filling a temporary detail (120 days) beginning in July 2012. Per diem will not be […]

Visitor Center Directorship in Alaska

Natural Resources Specialist (Visitor Center Director) GS-0401-11 or 11/12 permanent full time Alaska Region – Tongass National Forest Juneau Ranger District         Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center          Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center,                          Juneau, Alaska We are conducting outreach for interested candidates for the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center director permanent full time position on the Juneau […]

Visual Impacts In Parks: Jet Contrails in Denali National Park

We can use simulated ranges of conditions to learn about visitor preferences.  Below, I show a series of images I developed to depict one potential aesthetic impact to wilderness recreation.  It is a nice, reliable, quantitative, repeatable technique for basing difficult and controversial management decisions on data.  Often used in people per viewscape/shed (PPV) and […]

Enhancing visual research with computer animation: A study of crowding-related standards of quality for the loop road at Acadia National Park

Attached is a presentation for a research project I developed with my colleagues and friends at the UVM Park Studies Lab.  Great project using computer animation to simulate a range of visitor experiences along Acadia National Park’s Ocean Drive loop road.  You can use associated video clips in the same way that simulated photos are […]