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Job: Timber Stand Improvement Crew Member Intern
Company: Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
Timber Stand Improvement Crew Member Intern
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the US Forest
Service Eldorado National Forest, is recruiting three Timber Stand Improvement
Crew Members to work cooperatively with USFS and GBI staff to perform
vegetation management and restoration projects within forest/woodland areas.
This work provides professional development opportunities while supporting USFS
initiatives for healthy and productive forest landscapes and resources. Duties
will include improving condition of targeted timber stands by applying fuels
reduction and reforestation treatments and by gathering associated data using
standard instruments, direct measurements, observations, and on-site
inspections. Training will be provided in chainsaw operation, pesticide
application, and other project-specific techniques.
Three two-person Timber Stand Improvement crews (one crew
lead and one crew member per crew) will perform this work in collaboration with
USFS. Camping at a work site for several days may be required to meet project