sábado, 10 de abril de 2010


FIELD TECHNICIAN (1-2) needed by PRBO Conservation Science (prbo.org) to perform avian point count surveys in riparian forests of the Central Valley of California. This ongoing study of restored and reference habitat along the Mokelumne River seeks to evaluate the quality of the created habitat. Duties will include performing avian point counts, vegetation assessments, territory mapping, and data entry. The position requires working in some challenging conditions such as early, long hours, hot weather, and dense vegetation. Positions begin around the first week of Apr 2010 and end in mid to late Jul 2010. Experience with point counting is highly desirable. Applicants must have a car and be willing to use it to get to the sites (mileage reimbursed). Among the most important qualifications are self-motivation, the ability to spend long hours in the field, and live and work with others. Housing and a $2200/month stipend (gross) provided. The position will be based out of Lodi, CA. Email a letter of interest describing previous experience with field research, specific dates of availability, whether or not you have a vehicle, a resume, and contact information for three references to Julian Wood (EM: jwood AT prbo.org).