The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the National Park Service (NPS), is recruiting an Orchard Management Specialist to join our Research Associate Program to assist the horticulturist and natural resource staff at Capitol Reef National Park with field monitoring and condition assessments of historic fruit trees (principal focus), and orchard management and research. Park orchards consist of about 2,000 historically significant and heirloom fruit and nut trees that are managed as a cultural resource. The Specialist will gain experience in approaches to and applied techniques for managing and assessing horticultural resources at the park. Further professional development opportunities include engaging with federal resource management staff and exposure to other invasive/vegetation

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