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Senior Forestry Internship

We are inviting applications to fill our Senior Forestry Internship.  The position is open to students currently enrolled or graduating this year from a natural resources management program (undergraduate or graduate level).

The work term is May 5 through Nov. 28 of 2014 (7 month term).

This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in a broad range of forest projects.  Projects planned for 2014 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 and assessments

Forest Research

  • Installation and re-measurement of various research trials
  • Assist diverse research projects 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