The Junior Forest Technician (JFT) is a program, which includes 5-8 high school students from the local community. This program led by the land manager, enables students to experience professional forestry skills and methods, participate in Wildland and Woodland Stewardship Science, and practice long-term forest monitoring techniques. The year round schedule also includes habitat construction and remediation of Important Bird Areas (IBA) at our Bent of the River (BOTR) sanctuary. JFT’s get a chance to work with other organizations such as the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection banding Purple Martin chicks and electrofishing the Pomperaug River.

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The Bent of the River Audubon Center (BOTR) is looking for students interested in fulfilling

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