Apply Now: 2018 Forest Management Internships

We are inviting applications to fill our Senior Forest Management Internship. The position is open to students currently enrolled in a natural resources management and environmental science programs.

The work term is May through August (4 month term).

This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in a broad range of forest projects. Projects planned for 2018 include:

Forest Planning and Stand Assessments

  • Strategic assessment of 25-50 year old plantations and second growth stands, including the development of treatment recommendations
  • Silvicultural Projects for the enhancement of Forest Productivity
  • Forest Inventory

Operations and Silvicultural Obligations

  • Road Maintenance
  • Mechanical brushing and other silvicultural treatments as needed
  • Silvicultural Surveys

Forest Research

  • Installation and re-measurement of various research trials and ecological studies
  • Assist researchers as needed

Educational Programs and Infrastructure

  • Design and layout for various forestry demonstration sites.
  • Maintain and upgrade trail system
  • Hosting of various tours and educational events

Please view this job description for further details

2017 UNBC Field Safety

The ALRF is proud to support the training of various students heading out for great experiences in research associated with UNBC.  UNBC’s Field Safety Committee has announced:

In preparation for upcoming field seasons, the Field Safety Committee is sponsoring a training session on April 28, 2017, for anyone planning to conduct wilderness-based field research. Pre-workshop materials will be provided to registered UNBC participants through UNBC’s Blackboard system. There will be a nominal fee of $20/participant for the session to facilitate the purchase of necessary supplies. All participants who pay the fee, and complete the pre-workshop materials and the field session will receive a certificate of completion. Additionally, your participation will be registered with the Risk & Safety Office to show you have completed this safety training. To register, please follow the instructions on the attached, fillable, PDF form (including chargeback coding, if applicable) and forward it to safety@unbc.ca.

Here is the poster and the registration form