Aquatic Restoration Intern/ Volunteer Diver – Texas

Agency
BIO-WEST
Location
San Marcos, Texas New Braunfels, Texas
Job Category
Internships
Salary
unpaid
Start Date
09/01/2017
Last Date to Apply
10/01/2017
Description
BIO-WEST, located in San Marcos, Texas is seeking volunteers or college interns (unpaid) to perform multiple tasks pertaining to an aquatic vegetation restoration project occurring in the Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas. Tasks will include snorkeling to remove non native aquatic plant species, planting native aquatic plant species, maintaining and propagating native aquatic plant species and biological monitoring of the restored areas. Volunteers will gain experience in ecological restoration, dealing with endangered species, aquatic plant ecology, aquatic ecology and biological studies. Volunteers need to be comfortable working in and around the water and preferably SCUBA certified. This opportunity is ideal for the college student looking to gain volunteer hours for a degree plan, gain field experience or undergraduate research is a possibility as well. Please send a short statement of interest.
Qualifications
Interest in aquatic ecology, water studies, botany, plant ecology, endangered species ecology, ecological restoration SCUBA certification
Contact Person
Casey Williams
Contact eMail
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