Southern Fire Exchange’s work addressing duff-related issues across the Southern region was featured in a three-page piece in the 2019 Joint Fire Science Program Annual Report.
Read the report here. SFE feature begins on page 20.Continue Reading
“For over 20 years [Tall Timbers has] been on a mission—to save the irreplaceable records of past
fires contained in the stumps of our oldest longleaf pines. This is the story of why these records are
important, how the Tall Timbers Tree-ring Lab came about, and a quick look at our research past,
present and future.”
The Central Florida Land Conservation Steward (Steward) is a staff member of the Stewardship and Field Programs Department (SAF) of The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Florida Chapter. SAF is responsible for implementing and managing field conservation work (e.g., wildland fire management, invasive species control, habitat restoration, etc) across Florida and stewardship of the Florida Chapter’s network of preserves. The preserves are part of TNC’s Center for Conservation Initiatives (CCI).
The CFL Land Conservation Steward (Steward) maintains preserve areas frequented by the visiting public and performs land management activities. They remove exotic species and/or conducts species monitoring. They may assist in prescribed burns and maintain tools, equipment and land. The Steward will open and close preserve to the visiting public and maintain preserve records using a database or PC.
To apply to position number 49048, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons found on The Nature Conservancy’s careers link above. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on October 27, 2020.
Click “submit” to apply for the position or “save for later” to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.
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This is work supporting ESII, ESIII and Parks and Recreation Specialist managing land and amenities to include public access activities of Natural Areas and Trails. This position assists with habitat restoration, listed species monitoring and management of nuisance species. The position is responsible for positive visitor experiences, volunteer training and coordination and assisting with special events. This position will also assist with contract management and oversight and development of land management plans.
Support and implement all land management activities necessary to properly manage natural areas in Sarasota County.
This position is to provide leadership, coordination and oversight in wildland fire planning on the National Forest. Responsible for implementing fire planning policies and procedures consistent with national and regional level guidance and coordinating information between regional and local fire planning units and with other resource specialists. Applications are due by October 21.Continue Reading
Developed by the NWCG Smoke Committee, the Smoke and Roadway Safety Guide provides wildland fire personnel the tools and methods to effectively plan and forecast for roadway smoke impacts and to monitor, respond to, and mitigate smoke on roadways to reduce the risk to the public and fire personnel.Continue Reading
This position’s focus will be on division properties of the Piedmont region of the state although some work entails going outside the region. This position focuses on the Resource Management Program’s stewardship work. Major areas of work include rare species protection, ecological restoration, fire management, and invasive species control. The job entails significant amounts of field work at the parks but also includes training of and providing scientific information to park staff, coordination with outside agencies and scientists. Natural resource biologists are expected to make appropriate resource management decisions in a wide variety of subjects guiding and implementing stewardship activities; collecting, maintaining and using data on the parks’ natural resources; assisting in the review and evaluation of proposed park construction projects; and coordinating with other agencies to minimize impacts to the parks from activities on adjacent lands. This position may supervise temporary employees and interns.Continue Reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research that will address behavioral, technical and practical aspects of interventions and communication strategies to reduce exposures and/or health risks of wildland fire smoke. Proposals are due by 11:59 PM ET on December 15, 2020.