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Botany Field Technician

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Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 31/03/2011
Company Name Great Basin Institute
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Directory Entry : Conservation jobs with The Great Basin Institute. The Great Basin Institute is an interdisciplinary field studies organization that promotes environmental research, education, and conservation throughout the West
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


In cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (SMNRA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting up to five (5) Botany Field Technicians to work cooperatively as part of a larger team to complete botany surveys for rare, threatened, and/or butterfly host plants in support of fuels reduction efforts on the SMNRA.

The SMNRA is over 316,000 acres located on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest with elevations range from 3,700 feet up to over 11,900 at the peak of Mt. Charleston. The SMNRA Wilderness Urban Interface (WUI) project will cover close to 1500 acres. Primary duties will consist primarily of belt transects and similar survey methods. Project site elevations will vary from 6,500 to 9,000 feet in elevation.

Collectively, the team is responsible for data collection, entry and analysis; report writing; project planning and mapping; as well as other tasks assigned by SMNRA resource biologists. Opportunities to collaborate with other GBI crews at the SMNRA (e.g.: archaeology crew may be available.

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