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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Volunteers needed for AK Bird Conference

I am looking for 2-4 people to help babysit the computer and help with microphones for the AK bird conference at Centennial Hall on 12-9 to 12/11.
Interested students that are able to volunteer for 4 or 8 hours will get free registration.

Thanks,
Brenda Wright, local organizing committee
bewright@gci.net
789-4656

Michael Hekkers 11:32:32 PM
Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Opportunities!- SCA, Tatoosh School, USFS Technicians, Haida Gwaii ED

The weblog has been down for a bit so we have a backlog of internships, positions, and studies!

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The Student Conservation Association will be on campus Wed 12th through the 16th recruiting for next summer.  Peruse a preliminary postings of jobs at the following link.  Note many more will be posted between now and March.

http://www.thesca.org/serve/positions​ . For more information contact Jeff Chen jchen@thesca.org

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Summer field courses and research in Alaska! – Tatoosh School

The Tatoosh School is a nonprofit, university-level field school with a beachfront base camp on Prince of Wales Island and lecture halls in the towns, oceans, and forests of Alaska’s Inside Passage. It is the school’s mission to foster first-hand learning about the ecology and environmental policy of southern Southeast Alaska.

Rigorous academics focus on the development of a sense of place, a passion for civic engagement and a sound knowledge of the Pacific coastal rainforest. You can earn up to 12 units of credit and leave empowered to explore your surroundings with wide-eyed curiosity and to reach out as an active and informed citizen. Innovative curriculum teaches scientific curiosity and research methods in ways that you can take home and practice, building a field course into a lifelong passion for wild learning.

Tatoosh School students become field scientists and participate in several long-term ecological research programs in collaboration with our partners. Gain invaluable experience and professional connections that can last a lifetime. Take advantage of the opportunity to apply understandings of Southeast’s dynamic terrestrial, riparian, and nearshore marine ecosystems while compiling a data set that supports land managers in their evaluation of the efficacy of restoration techniques as projects progress across the region. 

*6 week sessions*

Summer Session I:  May 13 – June 24, 2015

Summer Session II:  July 1 – August 12, 2015  

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USFS Biologic Technician

The Prince of Wales Island (Craig and Thorne Bay RDs) Fish, Watershed, Wildlife, and Subsistence program is now actively recruiting for a permanent full time GS-0404-8/9 Biological Technician (Fisheries) to complement our staff group. The outreach notice is available to internal and external individuals at:

https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach/?id=1BF974F26D914CB6900941C4E7542B84

USFS Hydrologic Technician

The Prince of Wales Island (Craig and Thorne Bay RDs) Fish, Watershed, Wildlife, and Subsistence program is now actively recruiting for a permanent full time GS-1316-8/9 Hydrologic Technician to complement our staff group. The outreach notice is available to internal and external individuals at:

https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach/?id=B793796FE4F345FAB662E068913EA6BB

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Haida Gwaii Executive Director

The Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society is currently seeking out a new executive director.  Our organization is situated on British Columbia's beautiful north coast and, since 2009, has offered field programs aimed at undergraduate-level students. 

HGHES ED Job Ad Oct 2014
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Michael Hekkers 04:06:30 PM
Monday, November 03, 2014

PT Outdoor Educator- Discovery Southeast

Discovery Southeast is a non-profit nature education organization based in Juneau.  Their target audience are 3-5th graders but other programs address younger students and teachers.  DSE has been taking kids outdoors for 25 years and is hiring an outdoor educator committed to working in the schools for a couple years.  See the attached announcement and contact the Executive Director, Shawn Eisele for more information. 

Full Disclosure- Mike is the Board President.

 

Discovery Southeast Outdoor Educator Position Announcement 2014-10-23
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