Rangeland /Wildlife Habitat Intern

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks
Malta, MT
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This internship will assist wildlife staff with collecting, compiling, and entering vegetation data on lands that FWP has an interest in. This will/ can include vegetation and compliance monitoring for new and existing conservation easements, conservation leases, upland and waterfowl projects and wildlife management areas as well as surveying wildlife friendly fences. There are opportunities to be involved in other wildlife work across the region including wildlife surveys, as well as being a part of a collaborative work environment with partnering agencies, conservation organizations and landowners.
SKILLS, ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE NEEDED (EDUCATION; UNDERGRAD/GRAD LEVEL): • An interest in learning more about Rangeland Management and Habitat Evaluation along with land conservation programs • Ability to work with MT FWP staff, agency personnel and private land managers. o Excellent communication and relationship skills are expected. • General computer and technology skills including GIS and GPS • Ability to be on time and have flexibility in schedules. • Interest and ability to work in rugged environments. • Driver’s license SUGGESTED/REQUIRED MAJORS: Undergraduate pursuing natural resources/rangeland ecology/ or wildlife biology degree APPLICATION MATERIALS/PROCEDURES (RESUME, COVER LETTER, REFERENCES, ETC.): Please provide a letter of interest, resume, copy of transcripts, and 3 references with phone numbers and email addresses to Cora Knowles (cora.knowles@mt.gov ) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: (; HOUSING OF ANY KIND PROVIDED OR POSSIBLY AVAILABLE I.E. TRAILER, FREE CAMP SPOT, BASEMENT APARTMENT, EXTRA SLEEPING ROOM, ETC.) Housing may be provided in a camper.
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Cora Knowles
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