Invasive Species Management Internship Opportunity

invasive weeds near a body of water

Photo of Invasive Phragmites by PersianDutchNetwork – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

MCLA is happy to announce that Manitowoc County will have Jake Divine working on invasive species this year thru Glacierland RC&D.

Jake is looking to fill a number of internship positions this summer (not all in Manitowoc county). So if you know of a student, friend or relative that may be interested, please circulate this information. Deadline to apply is March 31.

Partial job description: Glacierland RC&D is seeking up to eight invasive species management interns for a limited-term position for the summer of 2021. This position will include a diverse work experience where interns will operate on a rotating schedule of invasive species mapping, control, and outreach duties. The primary duties of this position will be mapping and data entry for target invasive species within the Kettle Moraine State Forest Northern Unit, conducting invasive species treatments with a Stantec Consulting Services Inc. ecosystem restoration crew, including application of aquatic-approved herbicides in Manitowoc, Sheboygan, and Ozaukee counties, and implementing a Clean Boats Clean Waters Program in Manitowoc and Kewaunee counties by conducting boat inspections at local boat landings to educate the public about preventing aquatic invasive species, and collecting and submitting data boater survey information to the Wisconsin DNR. This position is dependent on funding from the USDA Forest Service and the Wisconsin DNR and is anticipated to begin April 26th, 2021 and run through September 6th, 2021.

Complete job description available at: Invasive Species Management Intern 2021.pdf

Updated: March 17, 2021 — 4:07 pm

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