Volunteers/Interns are wanted to perform multiple tasks pertaining to an aquatic vegetation restoration project occurring in the Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas through the summer season.
Tasks will include:
- snorkeling or diving to remove non native aquatic plant species
-planting native aquatic plant species
-maintaining and propagating native aquatic plant species
- 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. This will provide an opportunity to gain aquatic field experience and application. Volunteers need to be self motivated, comfortable working in and around the water and preferably SCUBA certified.
- Comfortable working in and around water. Life guard, or swimming experience is a plus. SCUBA certification is encouraged.
- Please live in or near Central Texas San Antonio, Austin, College Station or be willing to travel to San Marcos or New Braunfels, Texas. We are not set up to provide housing or stipends of any kind.
-Please provide your own wetsuit, dive booties mask and snorkel.
- Please submit short letter of interest and experience to Casey Williams to the below email address.