The Trust seeks 2-3 summer interns to contribute to our continued success in 2014. Intern opportunities are focused on property stewardship or educational programming while also providing general support such as assisting with mailings, contributing to the Trust’s social media presence, or event publicity.
PROPERTY STEWARDSHIP Including but not limited to trail maintenance and construction, invasive plant control, and natural resource surveys at our public-access preserves. Interns will have the opportunity to focus on a single preserve, helping to document the natural resources present; planning, building or maintaining trails; assisting with habitat restoration projects; coordinating public programs at the property. Desired skills include basic bird, plant or animal identification, basic GPS/GIS applications, ability to perform physically demanding field work.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING The education intern will contribute to the development of a new program providing teacher training around the natural, cultural and historical resources of the Sebasticook River. Activities may include researching similar river education programs around the country, researching applicable Maine educational standards, developing training opportunities, identifying local venues, researching funding sources. Desired skills include effective verbal and written communications, an interest in environmental education, ability to work independently.
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