Volunteer Field Biology Tech Positions (3) – Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Ely, MN
Job Category
Volunteer Openings
$75/week/person grocery account plus lodging
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Winter Study of Moose Nutritional Status: 3 Volunteer Field Biology Tech Positions for 2018 Winter Field Season (Jan-March 2018) Duties: Population-level assessment of nutritional status by serial collection and chemical analysis of moose urine voided in snow (snow-urine). There will be extensive use of trucks, snowmobiles, snowshoes, and handheld GPS units. Duties will include collecting fresh snow-urine samples, specimen handling for laboratory analyses, data-recording, computer data input (Excel), basic GIS mapping, and equipment inventory and maintenance. Techs may occasionally assist in investigations and field necropsies of moose mortalities. Lodging will be provided at our field station located at the U. S. Forest Service barracks in Ely, MN, and $75/week/person grocery account
An undergraduate degree in wildlife biology/conservation or a closely related field. Experience with handheld GPS units, maps, snowmobiles, driving pickup trucks and hauling trailers is desirable. Some training and certification will be provided. Volunteers must be comfortable with group lodging. If interested, please contact Dr. Bill Severud at seve0135@umn.edu or project leader, Dr. Glenn DelGiudice at glenn.delgiudice@state.mn.us with a CV detailing your academic background and prior field experience. Deadline: 30 November 2017
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Dr. Bill Severud
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