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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

5 Day Innovation Leadership Course- Haida Gwaii

The Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society is offering a new and exciting program!

The Innovation Leadership Program is a five day executive education course aimed will equipping professionals with strategic approaches to address complex problems. Drawing on local case studies on Haida Gwaii, a remote archipelago on British Columbia's north coast, in conjunction with the support and perspective of the teams at the Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society and the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience, this inspiring program will give attendees contemporary perspectives on social innovation, equipping them to lead high impact projects and programs.

Ideal participants for this program will possess a passion for change, a tolerance for risk, an appreciation for collaboration, an interest in learning and a desire for action.

For more information please view the full brochure or visit the program webpage.

All the best,


Linnaea Fyles
Program Assistant
Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society
PO Box 927, Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0

Michael Hekkers 09:49:39 AM
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Wade Davis presentation -Rivers That Feed Us, JACC May 14 7PM

Wade Davis: Anthropologist | Author | Explorer

MAY 14 at 7pm
Juneau Arts & Culture Center

Enjoy light Taku River salmon appetizers while listening to this National Geographic Society "Explorer for the Millennium" share the story of the Sacred Headwaters campaign to protect the salmon-rich Stikine, Nass and Skeena Rivers of northern British Columbia. This story has lessons for the current fight to safeguard from industrial development the other great salmon rivers that flow from British Columbia into Southeast Alaska.

A panel discussion with First Nations and tribal leaders to follow. or call (907) 209-8486

This event is FREE but kindly RSVP here.

Michael Hekkers 12:13:49 PM
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

New Alaskan Caver issues, Invasive Plant Field Tech, GIS Student Intern

Spelunkers, geologists, archaeologists, and explorers:  We've been busy scanning older issues of the Alaskan Caver.  We've added those to our website.  The caving sites are actually one of UAS's most busy sites!  It includes over 40 years of documenting and mapping caves in AK. It and other cool links can be found here.

You can access the issues through either the UAS Caving Club or the Glacier Grotto Caving Club under the Science heading.


Invasive Plant Field Technician with Southeast Soil and Water Conservation Service

Use your GPS and mapping skills for this Juneau position.

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GIS student intern with the Prescott National Forest

The Prescott National Forest is seeking candidates for a GS-0499-5/7/9 Geographic Information System (GIS) Student Intern position.  The position will be advertised through the Forest Service Pathways Program as a Student Intern (Biological Sciences) indefinite position (without a Not-To-Exceed date), which allows for non-competitive conversion to a permanent employee after successful completion of education degree requirements and on-the-job training.  The purpose of this outreach notice is to inform prospective applicants of this upcoming opportunity.  To express interest in this position, please complete the attached voluntary Outreach Interest Form and return it to Tom Potter at by close of business on May 16, 2014.

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