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Oregon Nature Conservancy Programme, USA

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An opportunity to live and work as an intern in remote and beautiful northeastern Oregon on The Nature Conservancy's Zumwalt Prairie Preserve, and participate in various botany and wildlife research projects.

Project Details:

As a Botany Field Technician, you will assist Conservancy staff members with a variety of vegetation inventory, monitoring and research projects in support of The Nature Conservancy's conservation efforts on the Zumwalt Prairie. You will learn a variety of field ecology skills and apply them in collecting and analysing data on the Zumwalt Prairie and will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of on-the-ground conservation work.

Ecology Field Assistant
One Ecology Field Assistant will assist Conservancy staff members with a variety of vegetation inventory, monitoring, research and stewardship projects in support of The Nature Conservancy's conservation efforts on the Zumwalt Prairie. The intern will learn a variety of field ecology skills and apply them in collecting and analysing data on the Zumwalt Prairie and will have the opportunity to learn about and contribute to on-the-ground conservation work. The intern needs to commit to at least 8 weeks. Duties will include: inventory, mapping and monitoring of plant communities, surveying for rare and endangered species, as well as invasive species and assisting with other ecological field projects. You will be working in rugged terrain and will be learning and applying botany and ecology skills.

Duties will include: inventory, mapping and monitoring of plant communities, surveying for rare and endangered species, as well as invasive species and assisting with other ecological field projects. You will be working in rugged terrain and will be learning and applying botany and ecology skills.

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About WorkingAbroad Projects

Location:

The Coombe, Spring Barn Farm, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3ND, GB

Mission Statement

Offering the ability to take action for nature and society

Description

WorkingAbroad Projects is a not-for-profit company, established in March 2002, in order to provide small scale organisations with need-based support from volunteers. The main areas of focus are wildlife and habitat conservation, environmental education and management, permaculture and organic agriculture and cultural development. We run projects in various countries around the world.

Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Zumwalt Nature ReserveEnterprise, OR 54111

SKILLS

  • Agronomy
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of 8 weeks, 40 hours per week

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