Land Steward Internship

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Nearby Nature

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Volunteers plant trees in Whilamut Natural Area

Gain hands-on experience in organic gardening, ecological restoration, and public park stewardship through work in the Whilamut Natural Area and our Learnscape Garden and Outdoor Classroom.

While specific work varies by season, the Land Steward Internship offers experience in plant identification and cultivation, control of invasive plants, seasonal garden planning and maintenance, park clean-up efforts including camping prevention and litter removal, and the safe use and maintenance of common garden and restoration tools. In the process, interns participate in hands-on learning about ecology, soil science, water quality, volunteer coordination, public lands management, and more.

No experience necessary, although welcome. Training provided according to the work at hand. Time commitment is 3-12 hours per week.

For more information, and instructions on how to apply, visit http://www.nearbynature.org/internships/

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Alton Baker Park in Eugene622 Day Island RdEugene, OR 97401

(44.05405,-123.07428)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Community Outreach
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • 3-12 hours per week
  • Qualifications: Love being outside in all kinds of weather; knowledge of or eager to learn native ecology and restoration/gardening techniques; and available for check-in meetings on Thurs. or Fri. and occasional weekend events.

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