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  2. St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Summer 2021 Biological Internships · 2 positions available · Stipend $150/week paid by check weekly from St. Marks Refuge Association · Approximate Work Dates: May 3 – August 13, 2021 (15 weeks) Site Description: St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge is the crown jewel of a vast network of state, federal and local conservation lands covering over 1.3 million acres in northern Florida’s Big Bend Region. This 80,0
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  4. Do you have a passion for education and watching young people learn and grow? Are you committed to broadening the diversity of youth who have access to science, nature, and the outdoors? If so, we are looking for an individual to build on Manomet’s 50+ years of banding birds, research, and education. Manomet, Inc., a 51-year-old non-profit based in Plymouth, Mass. committed to science-based decisions for humans and nature, is looking to grow its education and science outreach in the region, and nationally. This person would be responsible for growing two efforts for Manomet: the Ma
  5. Powdermill Avian Research Center (www.powdermillarc.org) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its first ever virtual workshop on Motus technology beginning 11am (EST) Friday March 19th and ending 4pm Sunday March 21st, 2021. Workshop sessions will run from 11am to 1pm (EST) with an hour-long break for lunch, and then 2pm to 4pm (EST). The workshop will be held via Zoom and hosted by Powdermill Nature Reserve, the field station of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and the Northeast Motus Collaboration. Due to the virtual nature of this workshop, a strong internet connection is h
  6. The Center for Birds of Prey in Charleston, SC (www.centerforbirdsofprey.org) is now accepting applications for the position of Bird Staff/Educator. The successful applicant will join a small, highly dedicated team of educators in working with one of the most diverse collections of raptors in North America. This is a full time position with benefits. Some weekend and holiday hours will be required. Summary: Under general supervision of the Director of Education, participate in the care, training and utilization of the resident educational birds and conduct educational programs in
  7. The Wetlands Institute, located in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, is seeking qualified applicants for several positions to protect beach-nesting birds on two beaches in Cape May County, New Jersey. Five Shorebird Steward positions and one Crew Leader position will be filled. These are temporary, hourly positions lasting approximately 14 weeks (Memorial Day-Labor Day), with possibility for extension into late September. Candidates should be available for the duration of the position. Part-time and full-time schedules are available for the Steward positions; the Crew Leader position is full-time
  8. The Wetlands Institute, located in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, is seeking qualified applicants to assist with breeding season studies of wading birds and shorebirds for our Coastal Bird Program. Primary responsibilities include assisting with nest monitoring, capture and banding, and habitat surveys, as well as with other surveys and tasks as assigned. The research assistant will be responsible for recording detailed observations and data in the field, data entry and management, and maintenance of equipment. This is a temporary, hourly position (approx. 40 hrs/week) that will include regul
  9. Wind energy is an important technology as society moves toward identifying green sources of energy. However, wind turbines can cause a negative impact on local wildlife, including bird and bat fatalities, which occur when they collide with rotating turbine blades. In a recently released study, “Eagle fatalities are reduced by automated curtailment of wind turbines,” in the Journal of Applied Ecology, researchers from The Peregrine Fund, Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc., and the U.S. Geological Survey, tested an automated computer vision system called IdentiFlight. This system is designed to
  10. This news and analysis are provided by the Ornithological Council, a consortium supported by 10 ornithological societies. Join or renew your membership in your ornithological society if you value the services these societies provide to you, including OrnithologyExchange and the Ornithological Council. Two lawsuits have been filed in federal court challenging the recently finalized rule limiting the scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The National Audubon Society, American Bird Conservancy, Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Natural Resources Defense Council,
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  12. POSITION DESCRIPTION The Southern Sierra Research Station (SSRS) is looking for four field technicians and two crew leaders to conduct nest searches, point-counts, and Pinyon Jay surveys in pinyon-juniper (P-J) woodlands. Five days a week, technicians and the crew leaders will search for nests of target species and monitor located nests at regular intervals to assess survival, productivity, and detect re-nest attempts. Songbird point-counts and pinyon jay surveys will be conducted within the study sites approximately once per month. Daily, staff will record field data on android tablets,
  13. YOUR POSITION WITH TNC The Ecological Restoration Crew Leader is a 9-month full-time, position based out of the Northeast Ohio Field Office located near Rock Creek, Ohio. The Crew Leader will direct a team of 3-4 that supports the implementation of ecological restoration projects throughout Northeast Ohio. The Crew Leader is supervised by the Restoration Team Leader who reports to the Restoration Practitioner. The Crew Leader will be expected to oversee the team during daily activities and field work, working independently and with minimal oversight. This is primarily a field position wor
  14. We are seeking a highly motivated research technician to conduct point counts for forest and grassland birds in National Parks in MD, DC, VA and WV from early-May through July 2021. This work is part of the National Park Service National Capital Region’s Inventory and Monitoring Program studying long-term trends in bird populations. Work includes bird surveys, hiking, and data entry and QA/QC. Survey locations cover a variety of habitats and species. Qualified applicants need to know eastern birds by sight and sound, be able to navigate using GPS and maps, be comfortable hiking alone and
  15. Job Description: 1-2 field technicians are needed to assist with ongoing research focused on investigating biodiversity within managed loblolly (Pinus taeda) pine forests. Research addresses effects of intercropping switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) in managed forest stands on early successional avian and plant communities. The technicians will be responsible for conducting avian point counts, vegetation surveys, and data entry. Additionally, there will be the opportunity to assist with the telemetry of and survey for Chuck-will’s-widow, monitor and band Purple Martins, and chances to handle and
  16. Colorado State University – Fort Collins, Colorado POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT – Postdoc in Statistical Ecology POSITION: Post-doctoral Fellow LOCATION: Colorado Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA APPOINTMENT: 12-month, with the possibility to extend contingent on available funding and performance. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Must have a PhD in statistics, ecology/biology, or closely related field by the start of employment. Must also have demonstrated experience publishing scientific papers in the areas
  17. Location: Western and Southern Oregon Salary Range: $2500 to $3500 monthly (compensation may be salary or hourly depending on project) Dates of Employment: Mid-March/Early April, 2021 through August 31, 2021 Job Description: Turnstone is a small, locally-owned environmental consulting firm. We help our clients protect and manage shared natural resources with solutions that are practical, forward thinking, and built on a foundation of good science. We are passionate, motivated, and team-oriented professionals who all started as seasonal fi
  18. Research Coordinator - Seabirds This position is responsible for coordination of seabird research projects at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Education/Experience Requirements: Required qualifications: MSc degree in biology, zoology, wildlife ecology, or related field, or BSc degree with minimum 2 years of experience in a related field. Proficiency in computer skills, experience with data management, and basic knowledge about statistical analysis of data. Knowledge and experience with field operations and experience in coordinating research projects, incl
  19. Job Description: Technicians (2) will conduct Black Rails call back surveys in high marsh habitat. Surveys will take place at four sites in the Great Bay estuary that have known or potential presence of Eastern black rail, with each having distinct landscape and habitat settings. Field work requires navigating to survey points by boat/kayak/canoe during both daylight and nocturnal hours; walking in marsh habitat under various conditions; collecting data, data entry and data management. All field work conducted at NJ Audubon adheres to NJA’s Field Work Protocol following COVID-19 precaut
  20. AVIAN FIELD TECHNICIANS needed for bird surveys in Arizona. Great Basin Bird Observatory is seeking 5-6 field technicians to conduct riparian bird surveys throughout Arizona. The field season will begin approximately April 1 and run through June, with the possibility of extension into July. Duties include area searches of all breeding birds and territory mapping, with data collection on tablets and ArcGIS. The most competitive applicants will have at least one field season of experience surveying passerines by sight and sound (preferably southwestern birds). Good identification skills with Ari
  21. AVIAN FIELD TECHNICIANS needed for bird surveys in Arizona, California, and Nevada. Are you interested in adventure, great birds, and exploring the desert? If you are answering yes, this may be your ticket to a season in the Southwest. Great Basin Bird Observatory is seeking several field technicians to conduct riparian landbird surveys on the lower Colorado River. The field season will begin approximately March 1 and end approximately June 11, with some flexibility on either side. Duties include area searches of all breeding birds and territory mapping, with data collection on tablets and Arc
  22. This news and analysis are provided by the Ornithological Council, a consortium supported by 10 ornithological societies. Join or renew your membership in your ornithological society if you value the services these societies provide to you, including OrnithologyExchange and the Ornithological Council. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last week that it is reducing the critical habitat designated for the Northern Spotted Owls by nearly 3.5 million acres. Just last month, the agency determined that up-listing the owl, from threatened to endangered, under the Endangered Speci
  23. Maine Breeding Bird Atlas Point Count Technician Employer: Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (temporary) Location: Sites across Maine Country: United States Last Date to Apply: February 19, 2021 Employment Dates: 10 May – 1 August, 2021 (12 weeks) Job Description: The Maine Breeding Bird Atlas is looking to hire 1 or 2 technicians for its 2021 spring/summer “road-based” point count crew and 1 technician for its 2020 marshbird point count crew. Technicians will be responsible for conducting point counts every suitable morning between mid- to late-Ma
  24. Erie Bird Observatory is seeking one seasonal banding technician to assist with avian research in Northwest Pennsylvania for a seven-week period beginning April 12th. The primary duty of this position is extracting birds from mist nets and assisting with banding as part of the banding team. Field protocols for Covid19 must be followed, along with all applicable state park rules. Qualifications: We are a high-volume station and, as such, successful applicants will have extensive experience extracting, handling, and banding songbirds, including at least one season’s experience o
  25. PhD POSITION in ECOLOGY at CHARLES UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE PROJECT *Ecology and evolution of secondary sympatry in birds across spatial scales* We are seeking a highly motivated and creative PhD candidate to join a new project assessing secondary sympatry in birds across spatial scales (funded by the Czech Science Foundation). The research is focused on the evolution of secondary sympatry in birds globally. The evolution of secondary sympatry is of central importance, because it allows the buildup of species diversity. Special emphasis will be placed on teasing apart local vs reg
  26. Position period: from 10 May - 20 July 2021. Employees may need to quarantine for 14 days at the field site due to COVID-19 precautions (Start date can be as early as late April). Location: H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Blue River, Oregon (http://andrewsforest.oregonstate.edu/) Description of the project: This research project is conducted by the Betts Forest Landscape Ecology Lab at Oregon State University (http://www.fsl.orst.edu/flel/index.htm). This study continues long-term monitoring of the forest bird community in the Andrews montane system. In this field season,
  27. Job Description: The Golden-winged Warbler Field Technicians (four) will be responsible for point count surveys, nest searching and monitoring of Golden-winged Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, and other target bird species in managed early successional habitats and control sites throughout the NJ Highlands. Technicians will be responsible for recording detailed observations and data in the field, data entry, and other duties as necessary. The position requires working independently in the field, walking long distances over steep, rough terrain, carrying equipment, and tolerating exposure to var
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