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 Demo This electronic […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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:   Vacancy announcement numbers are 14-0514-013963G-GH (Merit Promotion – internal open […]

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 […]

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 […]

Newly Announced Forestry Jobs

Employment Opportunities: _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ _/ –>    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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Natural Leaders 2014 Openings

We are very excited to announce the opening of the application process for the 2014 Natural Leaders Network Legacy Camp. Children & Nature Network’s Natural Leaders Network is looking for dynamic and diverse young leaders (ages 18 – 29) who are committed to connecting others in their community to the natural world.   Submit Your […]

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) […]

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                                       Download link: CWMA_NNIS May 8

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Heartland Region Student Symposium (Conference)

The Student Summit is a phenomenal opportunity for Students to attend there first conference, present for the first time, or network with their future colleagues.  The purpose of this email it two fold. 1.  It is my hope that you will spread the word and encourage your students to attend the summit. This model was […]

Heartland Regional Student Symposium Is Coming Up!

The Third Annual Heartland Region Student Summit is taking place at the Touch of Nature Environmental Center in Carbondale, IL in a little over two weeks!  Thanks to you, and the others who joined you around the fire at Camp Ondessonk in 2012, the momentum surrounding this event continues to build.  We are now reaching out for […]

Environmental Ed Tool Tested For Effectiveness.

Laura Baird and I just completed a presentation about helping kids to Leave No Trace effectively (and enjoy it!) for Keep America Beautiful‘s 2014 conference in Charlotte, NC.  Here’s the PowerPoint file and a .pdf version. Laura also put together a handout to illustrate some of what we talked about.  Finally, I was able to […]

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 […]