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… Continue reading Outdoor Education Internship(s)

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Shawnee National Forest Temporary Fire Outreach and Vacancy Notices

OUTREACH and VACANCY NOTICES Forestry Aid (Fire Suppression) GS-0462-3 Forestry Technician (Hotshot/Handcrew) GS-0462-4/5 Forestry Technician (Fire Engine Operator) GS-0462-4/5 The Shawnee National Forest is advertising multiple GS-0462-3/4/5 1039 Fire positions. These positions are Temporary NTE 1039s and will be located in Murphysboro and/or Vienna, Illinois. The purpose of this Outreach and Vacancy Notice is to… Continue reading Shawnee National Forest Temporary Fire Outreach and Vacancy Notices

Bridger-Teton National Forest Recreation Tech – Outreach

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is outreaching to fill a permanent GS-0462-06/07 Recreation Position on the Kemmerer Ranger District. The duty location of this position will be Kemmerer, Wyoming. If you have questions re. the above outreach, please contact the person listed in the outreach. Thanks Mary K Greenwood Natural Resource Specialist – Recreation Big Piney… Continue reading Bridger-Teton National Forest Recreation Tech – Outreach

Outreach Notice GS-0462-06 reforestation technician Marienville RD Allegheny NF.

The Allegheny National Forest is conducting an outreach for a GS-0462-06 Forestry Technician (Timber Stand Improvement) position located at the Marienville District office in Marienville, PA. Outreach Closes: July 1, 2014 The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to determine the potential applicant pool for this position and to establish the appropriate recruitment method and… Continue reading Outreach Notice GS-0462-06 reforestation technician Marienville RD Allegheny NF.

Laura Baird defends thesis!

How quickly she blazed through the M.S. Forestry program… Download her thesis seminar here! Godspeed to you in your bright future, Mrs. Baird.

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Potential Fellowship/Scholarship Information

Thank you, LOGAN PARK, PH.D. Faculty, Forest Recreation and Park Management COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES MAIL CODE 4411 SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY 1205 LINCOLN DRIVE CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS 62901 Logan.Park@siu.edu P: 618-453-7476, 540-315-7205 http://Logan-Park.org/

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Outreach – Klamath N.F. Temporary 1039 Position Social Services Assistant/YCC Group Leader – Posted on USAJobs

​The following position is currently open on the Klamath National Forest: Job Title: Social Services Assistant/YCC Group Leader Department: Department Of Agriculture Agency: Forest Service To view the vacancy please use the following link to USAJOBS: USAJOBS – YCC Group Leader Job Announcement Number: 14-TEMP110505-039935MV-DT SALARY RANGE: $15.15 to $15.15 / Per Hour OPEN PERIOD:… Continue reading Outreach – Klamath N.F. Temporary 1039 Position Social Services Assistant/YCC Group Leader – Posted on USAJobs

SIU weekly Job Opening List

​Below is a list of current positions posted with Saluki Recruiting, Career Services’ online job search system for students and alumni. These positions include both full-time and internship opportunities. Please share with your students. Thank you for your assistance in making these opportunities known to students and alumni. Take care and have a GREAT day!… Continue reading SIU weekly Job Opening List

Forestry Tech (Rec) Temporary- Nelsonville, OH

​Please find attached the Vacancy Announcement for Forestry Technician (Recreation) position in Nelsonville, OH. Two positions will be filled with this one vacancy announcement. Interested candidates need to complete the application process on www.usajobs.gov anytime between April 29, 2014 through May 06, 2014. ******************************************** Connie S. Macek, Support Services Specialist Wayne National Forest, Athens Ranger… Continue reading Forestry Tech (Rec) Temporary- Nelsonville, OH

Local Internship Opportunity_Crab Orchard summer 2014

​The visitor services program at Crab Orchard NWR has found itself unexpectedly short handed this summer. In an effort to quickly fill vacancies we are offering 2 internship positions for the summer. I have attached a recruitment flyer and would greatly appreciate it if you would forward it to qualified students or post it in… Continue reading Local Internship Opportunity_Crab Orchard summer 2014

ForestryUSA – Employment Opportunities Bulletin

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ForestryUSA Twitter: http://twitter.com/ForestryUSA _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ Employment Opportunities: http://www.forestryusa.com/jobs.html _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ –> Idaho Department of Lands – Private Forestry… Continue reading ForestryUSA – Employment Opportunities Bulletin

Recreation Position Aspen and Sopris RD – Posted on USAJobs

The Aspen and Sopris Ranger District Natural Resource Specialist – RECREATION It opened today in USA JOBS! Here is the link for this position Merit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/368366900 This position CLOSES May 12, 2014 DEMO: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetail/368366700 This position CLOSES May 5, 2014 This is a recreation position on the highest use National Forest and on one of… Continue reading Recreation Position Aspen and Sopris RD – Posted on USAJobs

Outreach for GS-0462-03, FORESTRY AID (FIRE), 14-TEMP110310-041675MR-DT Duty stations Coyote and Cuba NM

Please distribute this opportunity far and wide for Temporary Employment on two different Districts on the Santa Fe National Forest. To express interest in these positions, please complete the attached Outreach Interest Form and return to the contacts listed. James J. Casaus AFMO Operations R3 Santa Fe NF Coyote Ranger District HC 78, Box 1… Continue reading Outreach for GS-0462-03, FORESTRY AID (FIRE), 14-TEMP110310-041675MR-DT Duty stations Coyote and Cuba NM

Support Service Specialist Vacancy Chippewa National Forest, Deer River Ranger District

​ The Vacancy Announcements for the Support Services Specialist GS-0342-6/7, with duty location of Deer River, Minnesota opened today! The Merit (internal) announcement closes on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, and the Demo (U.S.Citizens) announcement closes on Friday, April 25, 2014. Please pass along to folks who may be interested. Merit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/367461200 Demo https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/367460100 This electronic… Continue reading Support Service Specialist Vacancy Chippewa National Forest, Deer River Ranger District

Conservation Job Board – New Job Listings

​ Conservation Job Board – New Job Listings 2014 AmeriCorps Summer Crew Member Conservation Grazing Assistant Milwaukee Community Conservation Crew Leaders Project Leader – Dixie National Forest Wildlife Education Program Associate 2014 AmeriCorps Six-Month Crew Member Field Technician Part Time Executive Director Huron Pines AmeriCorps Director of Husbandry Manager, Water Policy – #14043 Communications Intern ASSOCIATE ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNER (NATURAL SCIENCES) ACE 900… Continue reading Conservation Job Board – New Job Listings

Botany Temp Outreach GS-5/6/7 Huron National Forest

Please distribute this outreach for GS-5/6/7 botany 1039 seasonal positions in Mio or Oscoda, Michigan. We anticipate hiring 1 to 2 seasonal botanists with the primary duty of conducting sensitive plant surveys beginning in June and ending as late as September or October 2014. The announcement will be open on usajobs.gov between Monday, April 21… Continue reading Botany Temp Outreach GS-5/6/7 Huron National Forest

Student Job Openings from Conservation Job Board

Fishery Observer Posted: 10 Apr 2014 07:14 PM PDT Riverside Technology, inc. Panama City, FL   Avian Ecology Technicians at Mount St. Helens Posted: 10 Apr 2014 07:13 PM PDT U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station Amboy, WA   NPS Conservation Internship (AmeriCorps) Posted: 10 Apr 2014 07:14 PM PDT American Conservation Experience Asheville,… Continue reading Student Job Openings from Conservation Job Board

Summer Temp Openings on the Ottawa National Forest

  2014 Summer Season Temporary Employment Opportunities   US Forest Service, Eastern Region Ottawa National Forest   Positions available at the following locations: Ironwood, MI (Bessemer RD) Kenton, MI (Kenton RD) Ontonagon, MI (Ontonagon RD) Watersmeet, MI (Iron River and Watersmeet RD’s)   The Ottawa National Forest is seeking qualified applicants to fill up to… Continue reading Summer Temp Openings on the Ottawa National Forest

Grad Student Job Opening

Interdisciplinary (Social Science Specialist/ Natural Resources Specialist), GS -0101/0401-09/11position located on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, with a duty location of Mountain Gate, CA has opened.    The vacancy opened open April 10, 2014 and close April 21, 2014.   The vacancy announcements are posted on the USAJOBS website and can be viewed at: www.USAJobs.gov   Vacancy announcement numbers are 14-0514-013963G-GH (Merit Promotion – internal open… Continue reading Grad Student Job Opening

National Wildflowers week at the Shawnee National Forest

Join with the Shawnee National Forest (NF) in celebrating the arrival of spring as Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack has proclaimed May 18th – 24th, 2014 as “National Wildflowers Week.”  Warmer weather has officially arrived to the region, and with it comes a multitude of native wildflowers around the Shawnee. For outdoor enthusiasts looking to connect… Continue reading National Wildflowers week at the Shawnee National Forest

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Invasive Species Events at the Shawnee National Forest

Shawnee National Forest Announces Invasive Species Events in Support of Illinois Invasive Species Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Ill. (APRIL 21, 2014) – On Thursday, May 8th, 2014 at 6:00 p.m., the Shawnee National Forest will host an Invasive Species Presentation. The event will be held at the Crab Orchard Visitor Center located in Marion, Illinois. Matthew… Continue reading Invasive Species Events at the Shawnee National Forest

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Newly Announced Forestry Jobs

Employment Opportunities:  http://www.forestryusa.com/jobs.html _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ –>    Texas A&M Forest Service –  Staff Forester: Forest Inventory & –> Analysis (posted April 8, location: Texas) –>    LandVest Timberland Division –  Staff Forester (posted April 7, –> location: Vermont) –>    Rayonier… Continue reading Newly Announced Forestry Jobs

Chris Benda Leads Wildflower Walks Throughout Southern Illinois

In 2014, the Illinois DNR is sponsoring 10 wildflower walks led by naturalist/botanist Chris Benda. The hikes will be held at different state parks in southern Illinois and will feature basic wildflower and plant identification.  Invasive species and the threats they pose to natural areas will also be discussed. All the hikes will start at… Continue reading Chris Benda Leads Wildflower Walks Throughout Southern Illinois

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Opening at White Mountains National Forest, NH

Outreach Notice USDA Forest Service  l   Eastern Region White Mountain National Forest Campton, New Hampshire     Administrative Support Services Specialist, GS-342-5 Reply by April 21, 2014 The White Mountain National Forest will soon be advertising to fill a Support Services Specialist position located in the Forest Headquarters (Supervisor’s Office and Pemigewasset Ranger District) in… Continue reading Opening at White Mountains National Forest, NH

Student Trainee Opening at EPA

EPA Region 5 77 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604 EPA Region 5 has an excellent opportunity for current college and graduate students who are interested in employment with the EPA. Who May Apply: Individuals who are enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment seeking a diploma, certificate, bachelor’s degree, graduate degree, or professional degree… Continue reading Student Trainee Opening at EPA

Fish Tales on the Shawnee

Download Link: Fish_Tales_2014_Pounds_Hollow_Lake_Flyer SHAWNEE NATIONAL FOREST PRESENTS: FISH TALES An aquatic education adventure!    2014 Program Vision Statement – Fish Tales is a fishing program designed to involve children from underserved communities in an environmental education program that introduces environmentally healthy habits to last them a lifetime, while enjoying a fun summer experience. Come join us… Continue reading Fish Tales on the Shawnee

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i2i Ideas 2 Investigation Summer Opportunity

i2i – Summer Employment Opportunity     Background:  A professional full-service agriculture futures trading brokerage firm specializing in both commercial and individual accounts wants to explore options for students (i2i project and/or summer employment).  The firm offers risk management which helps to maximize profit performance for their clients.  The firm is located northwest of Chicago in… Continue reading i2i Ideas 2 Investigation Summer Opportunity

Field Maintenance Summer Student Opening

  LOOKING FOR SUMMER WORK?   We are looking for people to help paint tanks this summer. Contact us to set up an interview 457-5919 or stop by the office between 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. at 1114 N. MARION ST. CARBONDALE, IL 62901          

Extra Credit Opportunity

Ag in the Classroom is looking for a few great aggie volunteers!     We are sponsoring an Earth Day celebration to the 2nd graders from Carruthers and Gen. John A. Logan Attendance Center at the GJAL Center in Murphysboro on Tuesday, April 22 from 9am -12:30pm. We will have 7 stations set up outside (weather permitting)… Continue reading Extra Credit Opportunity

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Invasive Weeds Presentation May 8th

INVASIVE SPECIES PRESENTATION Hosted at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge May 8th, 2014- 6:00 p.m. Presented by Karla Gage; River To River Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) in cooperation with the Shawnee National Forest        www.rtrcwma.org                                                www.fs.usda.gov Download link: CWMA_NNIS May 8

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On-Campus Summer Openings

SIU Grounds Department    is looking for students (who must be attending summer school) to work over the summer.    If you are interested, contact Dave Tippy davet@pso.siu.edu

Forest Rec Summer Camp Meeting 2: Tuesday April 15th 5-7pm OR 7-9pm

Bring everything you’re intending to use on summer camp to our meeting in Ag 166.  Not done borrowing/renting/buying?  No problem, bring everything you do have. We will go over skills, equipment use, safety training, etc. As with the first meeting, this session is mandatory if you intend to go on summer camp. If you missed… Continue reading Forest Rec Summer Camp Meeting 2: Tuesday April 15th 5-7pm OR 7-9pm

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Student job openings across the country

Northeast View more jobs in this region: Connecticut | Delaware | Maryland | Maine | Massachusetts | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York |Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | Vermont | Washington, DC CT Seasonal Teacher/Naturalist: Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center DE Seasonal Naturalists: Cape Henlopen State Park MA Lead Garden Counselor: Farrington Nature Linc NJ Manager – Education: Duke Farms NY Environmental Education Summer Internship: Gowanus Canal Conservancy Seasonal Educator: Green Chimneys PA Public Programs… Continue reading Student job openings across the country

Sustainable Forest Management PSAs with Christina Hendricks

Taking a minute to share three short PSAs that we developed in support of the Montreal Process and Sustainable Forestry.  The PSAs, 14 months in the making, feature Emmy Nominated Actress Christina Hendricks, most famously known for her role in Mad Men, though she has appeared and will be appearing in a number of high… Continue reading Sustainable Forest Management PSAs with Christina Hendricks

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Seminar I Just Gave: Rise of the Robots: Machine vision and your cellphone’s all-seeing sensors in forest recreation ecology

Long title, interesting talk.  This seminar was about the hard work we’re doing to train cellphones to make detailed measurements for recreation ecology.  It is going very well. 🙂 Links to downloads below.  If you use the PDF version, I don’t believe it will include the embedded videos… Logan Link to presentation powerpoint slide deck… Continue reading Seminar I Just Gave: Rise of the Robots: Machine vision and your cellphone’s all-seeing sensors in forest recreation ecology

Seminar I Just Gave: Rec Without Wrecking

Here’s a link to the HTML version (Warning, it is HUGE). Link to original OSX Keynote version We’re doing a lot of work in recreation ecology lately.  Very exciting stuff!  This talk was designed to spur some conversation among the audience regarding current topics and controversies in recreation ecology.  We also talked a lot about applying… Continue reading Seminar I Just Gave: Rec Without Wrecking

Keep America Beautiful 2014 Conference Notes

My graduate student, Laura Baird, and I have just returned from Keep America Beautiful 2014. Truly enjoyed a well-organized conference and the chance to translate some complex research topics into useful tools for local executive directors. Below, I reproduce my notes for anyone who wasn’t able to make the conference. Hope they help you!  I… Continue reading Keep America Beautiful 2014 Conference Notes