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  1. https://www.nrem.iastate.edu/ We are seeking applications for 1-2 Master’s of Science graduate assistantships to work together on a collaborative research project between Ducks Unlimited and Iowa State University examining wildlife use of wetlands created or restored for water quality in Iowa. The students will work together on the project examining wetland use among breeding ducks, marshbirds, and other wetland-dependent birds in Iowa wetlands during two summer field seasons in 2022 and 2023. Field work will involve surveying wetlands with point count surveys and unmanned aerial v
  2. https://mailchi.mp/amplifythefuture.org/scholarship-for-birders-in-stem
  3. Apply here. Position Summary The Director of Conservation will lead the development of landscape level conservation objectives for the implementation of Audubon’s priority conservation strategies in Vermont for the benefit of birds and the places they need to thrive. They will be responsible for leading the Vermont conservation team in achieving the science driven conservation objectives of the National Audubon Society (NAS) with a particular focus on working lands and forests; specifically leading forest protection and stewardship efforts, as part of Audubon’s Healthy Forests
  4. Dear Colleagues, Most of you have probably heard about the explosive eruptions of La Soufriere Volcano on St. Vincent. They began on April 9th and have continued almost daily. The dome collapsed on April 12th and pyroclastic flows began. The volcano is decimating nearby towns, agriculture, and rivers, and has blanketed the entire country in ash. Right now the country is dealing with the humanitarian crises—evacuating people out of the danger zone and making sure that evacuees and all other residents have access to clean water and shelter. We have been in t
  5. Description The Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is based out of the University of Florida in Gainesville and oversees several ongoing wetland-related research projects. We are seeking a highly motivated technician to assist with monitoring of Snail Kites in Florida. The fieldwork involves the extensive use and operation of airboats. Applicants must be willing to work long, flexible hours while maintaining a positive attitude in a hot, humid environment; some days involve working from sunrise to sunset. All of the necessary training will be provided, including airboat o
  6. Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) Population Ecology and Interactions with Shorebirds on Fire Island, New York Virginia Tech Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation Many studies have shown that predation is a key determinant of piping plover reproductive output, and predator management often is used to improve piping plover breeding success. The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is a key predator in a number of piping plover nesting areas. Despite the recognition that predator management is an important part of piping plover management along the entire U.S. coast, there still are many gaps in our knowledge o
  7. https://wfscjobs.tamu.edu/jobs/post-doctoral-researcher-florida/ I am seeking applicants for an 18 month post-doctoral fellow position at the University of Florida in the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation program and the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, to start in May 2021 (or soon thereafter). The Post-doc will primarily focus on developing a prioritization plan for the US Fish and Wildlife southeast regional bird conservation effort. In response to recent published research that North America has lost up to 3 Billion birds in the last 50 years the FWS wants t
  8. The artificial light at night Postdoctoral Researcher will be responsible for processing, analyzing, and synthesizing radar, community science, and remote sensing data through peer reviewed publication on the impacts of artificial light on migration bird land use and flight patterns. The post-doc will work closely with PI Horton (CSU) and Co-I Henebry (Michigan State University). Lead the primary organization, processing, and integration of weather surveillance radar and community science data. Facilitate the linkage of these data layers with remote sensing products in an effort to charac
  9. The Guigueno Lab is seeking a post-doctoral fellow with excellent leadership and communication skills, and a passion for animal cognition and neuroscience research on birds. Position is fully-funded for one year, with a chance of renewal. Responsibilities will be split between research and lab managerial duties. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens/permanent residents and/or applicants with skills in unbiased stereology and immunofluorescence. Indigenous, visible minorities, first-generation students and women applicants are especially encouraged to apply. Start date is flexible (1 M
  10. APPLY VIA THIS WEBSITE. STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO READ THE ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT AND ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS. THE POST BELOW IS NOT A COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT. https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/593639900# As a Wildlife Biologist your duties will include but are not limited to the following: Provides support for and oversight of seabird monitoring and data management activities throughout the USFWS Pacific Regions. Builds partnerships within the seabird conservation community, including USFWS and other organizations, other federal and state agencies, and entities
  11. Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary: GS-12 salary (approx. $87,000/year) with benefits Location: Eastern Ecological Science Center at the Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, MD Performance Period: 13 months, renewable up to 4 years conditional on funding Application Deadline: March 19, 2021 or until a suitable candidate is found Position Summary: USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center at the Patuxent Research Refuge (formerly, the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center) seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate with interests in population modeling, decision analysis, dynamic optimiz
  12. Matthew Halley is an evolutionary biologist, historian, and musician based at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (ANSP) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He has lived in many countries around the world and has taken expeditions to remote places in search of scientific knowledge. Matthew is a fifth-generation American, born in Pennsylvania and descended from German-Slovak immigrants. His ancestors were soldiers, coal miners, mechanics, nurses, and teachers. To His knowledge, I am the first ornithologist in my family tree. This website is a place where I compile the fruits o
  13. NASHVILLE-Martha Hays Cooper died peacefully at home in Nashville on Thursday, Feb. 4, after years of struggling with Alzheimer’s. “Ookie”was married to Rep. Jim Cooper for almost 36 years, mother of their three amazing children, Mary (Scott Gallisdorfer), Jamie, and Hayes, and grandmother of the incomparable Jay. Martha was born on Sept. 13, 1954, the second child of the late Dr. A.V. Hays and Dr. Martha Hays Taylor of Gulfport, Mississippi. Her siblings,Art Hays (Debbie) of Gaithersburg, MD, and Mary Hays Peller (Steve) of New Orleans,survive her. Martha graduated from Sweet Briar Colle
  14. Memberships are *FREE* in 2021 to #BIPOC #LGBTQ & #Disabled community members! Membership benefits: - apply to student grants - access Picoides - meeting registration discount Apply here: https://hocking.biology.ualberta.ca/sco/
  15. PhD Research Assistantship: Applied Conservation and Management Illinois Natural History Survey Prairie Research Institute University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Project Description: A PhD research assistant position is available starting the Fall 2021 Semester to conduct research in applied conservation and management as part of the NOAA Firebirds project at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The successful candidate will develop research projects within the following themes as a part of their doctoral dissertation: 1) conservation and ecology of rails, 2) habit
  16. Dr. Gilbert L. Twiest, 83, of Shippenville, passed away at Indiana Regional Medical Center on Jan. 7, 2021. Born on April 23, 1937, in Muskegon, Mich., he was the son of August and Mildred Bond Twiest. He married Linda Dancz in 1958 and was married for 58 years. Gilbert received his undergraduate degree and master’s degree at Michigan State University and his Ph.D. at the University of Toledo. Gilbert was a faculty member of the biology department at Clarion University from 1968 to 1998 during which time he worked closely with educators and scientists. He was an activ
  17. Horace G. Loftin Jr., 93, of Greenville, formerly of Beaufort, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Vidant Health in Greenville. Horace was born in Beaufort to Sadie Lee Henderson Loftin and Horace G. Loftin Sr. He graduated with a bachelor of science from Duke University. He earned a master’s degree in journalism, a master’s degree in biology and a doctorate in biology from Florida State University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In 1955, he married his soul mate, Janice Keller Loftin, in Duke University Chapel. They had three children, Rex, Laura and Tomas. In 1961, the famil
  18. John Lester Zimmerman lived a full and joyous 87 years. He died in Chesterfield, MO on January 19, 2021. He was born in Hamilton Ontario, Canada in 1933. He grew up in Cincinnati, OH where exploring the forests and hills of the Ohio river valley he developed his love of natural history, especially the study of birds. In addition to his love of birds, he enjoyed all forms of music, especially chorale music, he sang in many choirs. He was an avid reader and author. He received his undergraduate and masters degrees in Zoology from Michigan State University, his doctorate degree in Ornitholog
  19. January 27th, 2021 Postdoctoral position in evolutionary genomics The lab of Dr. Ben Winger in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Museum of Zoology at the University of Michigan is accepting applications for a postdoctoral scientist position in avian evolutionary genomics. We conduct research on diverse topics related to avian evolution and evolutionary ecology. For this position, we are interested in a candidate with experience in the collection and analysis of genomic data and expertise in areas such as any of the following: genome evolution, population gen
  20. IFW Senior Resource Biologist (Wildlife) Opening Date: 01-25-2021 Closing Date: 02-12-2021 Location: Augusta Position #: 01865-1101 Position Type: Permanent Full Time Class Code: 9387 Grade/Salary: 28 $52,875.20 - $69,888.00/annually The Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife has a position of Biologist I in the Wildlife Division open for recruitment. Apply here: https://mainebhr.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0ussx/?source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR2i9w8vJkgwXw1_fc-3bZtemZG8rf5-RTB_RObSy8Jveunk0HLFdmslmuo
  21. Storrs was born on April 3, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois, being named for his maternal grandfather, P. S. Lovejoy, a well-known Michigan conservationist. Storrs’s father, Franklyn C. W. Olson (1910-82), was a physical oceanographer, whose PhD dissertation was on the currents of Lake Erie. At an early age, Storrs was exposed to pickled fish, warbler migration, Peterson’s field guide, and an assortment of biologists at the F. T. Stone Laboratory of Ohio State University on Gibraltar Island at the western end of Lake Erie. In 1950, his father accepted a job at Florida State University and his famil
  22. The Wilson Ornithological Society is now accepting applications for the 2021 Research Grant competition. See below for more information, application instructions, and submission links. Applications are due February 1st, 2021. Please direct specific inquiries regarding grant applications to Dr. Letty Reichart, reichartlm@unk.edu. We look forward to receiving your applications! This information is also listed on our permanent Research Grants webpage: https://wilsonsociety.org/awards/research-grants/ Each year, the Wilson Ornithological Society offers five categories of research g
  23. 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
  24. Wilson Ornithological Society is accepting nominations for our 2021-2024 Councilor class. Every year 3 new councilors are elected to three year terms where they serve along with the WOS Executive Committee to lead and manage the society. Nominations of self or others are welcome. Nominations need to include the person’s name, affiliation, email address and a short description of their work, and can be sent to Joel Ralston (jralston@saintmarys.edu) by February 1st, 2020.
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