The Wilds is one of the largest and most innovative conservation centers in the world, offering diverse training programs for early career professionals. The Wilds has nearly 10,000 acres of reclaimed mine land and remnant forest patches which present opportunities for ecological restoration and research. Six month positions run from December 2nd, 2019 to June, 2020. Apprentices gain hands-on experience, participate in vegetation and wildlife studies and receive field training on a variety of ecological studies in wetland, forest, stream & grassland habitats. Focus: The selected candidate will conduct an independent research project with a final presentation to Wilds employees at the end of their term. Typical tasks: implementing habitat improvements and monitoring ecosystem recove

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