The Russian River Salmon and Steelhead Monitoring Program is a Watershed Stewards Program (AmeriCorps) placement site that conducts cutting edge salmon and steelhead monitoring studies on the Russian River in Northern California. Our monitoring entails snorkeling, electro-fishing, trapping, handling fish, environmental surveys, hiking, climbing, bush-whacking and conducting reconnaissance surveys on 70+ streams throughout the Russian River watershed in beautiful Sonoma and Mendocino counties. We are looking for one enthusiastic member for this upcoming season starting in October!
Our website: https://caseagrant.ucsd.edu/project/coho-salmon-monitoring
-At least 21 years old (current CCC Corpsmembers may be at least 18 years old)
-High school diploma
-U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien
-Possess or be willing to obtain a California Driver’s License with a clean driving record (no more than 2 points)
-25 credits of college-level science OR six months of relevant experience in fisheries/habitat restoration, invasive removal, or instream structure installation. May consider related experience.
-Interest and experience in natural resources management and environmental education
Willingness to relocate to Sonoma County.