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  • The Barnegat Bay Partnership (BBP) is seeking to fill an opening for a full-time field and lab coordinator to be based in our Toms River office. The selected candidate will assist BBP staff with various field and laboratory projects, including water quality monitoring/testing and wetlands, jellyfish, and fisheries monitoring and assessment. They will be responsible for the care of field and laboratory equipment, including various water quality meters and other gear, and will assist with data...

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  • During these leadership trainings, participants have the opportunity to deepen personal growth, while building skills to lead and empower others. Each of the three sessions offers an in depth focus as a response to the environmental, social, and spiritual crises manifesting on the planet at this time.
    Session 1 Permaculture & Ecovillage Design June 15-28
    Session 2 Social Change Activism July 6-19
    Session 3 Wilderness and Eco-pyschology July 27-August 9
    $1500 for one...

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  • Ramapo is looking for recent college graduates with the ability to live on their Rhinebeck, NY campus and work with the 8,000 children, young adults, educators and youth workers who visit their campus each year for their outdoor adventure-based retreats. It is a full-time, salary position including room, board, and full benefits.
    For more information, call 845-876-8423 or apply at http://www.ramapoforchildren.org/ramayear.

  • Michael, Steve and Rich described how their individual backgrounds prompted their interests in biochar, and how they are making use of the many positive aspects of biochar as a farming tool and as the product of a business.

    Learn more about Michael Low and the Green Fire Farm at www.vermontbiochar.com.
    Learn more about the Sullivan Center for Sustainable Agriculture at www.sullivancsa.com.

  • Revisioning Sustainability is a working-conference held at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. At this conference we provide an array of innovative examples and hands-on skill building within the intersection of food and sustainability.At this premiere gathering of food sustainability and permaculture professionals, we bring together campus and community leaders from permaculture initiatives, programs such as the Real Food Challenge, sustainable procurement professionals, progressive...

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  • Wilderness Fellows will be stationed in National Wildlife Refuges or National Parks where they will work with refuge staff to implement a new wilderness stewardship inventory and monitoring initiative. We anticipate funding eight Wilderness Fellows this year, six with National Wildlife Refuges, and two with National Parks. Duties include identifying wilderness character measures of interest to the refuge or park, implementing inventory and monitoring strategies, and handling other duties to...

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  • Arid regions of the U.S. Southwest have, for centuries, been sustained by communal irrigation systems, known as acequias, reports Nature World News. The systems, which supported the regions for over four centuries, are now declining, says Dartmouth’s Michael Cox, an assistant professor of environmental studies.

    Cox examined the acequias of the Taos Valley in northern New Mexico and found that dwindling snowmelt runoff as well as socioeconomic factors are causing the decline. “While...

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  • Cary Institute is offering several positions for the summer of 2014.
    For more information and to apply visit www.caryinstitute.org. Application deadline is February 22, 2014 or when position is filled. Send cover letter (indicating job reference number), resume with educational background and relevant course work, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to the attention of Human Resources or email...

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  • The Donella Meadows Institute is offering a paid internship for summer 2014! We are a small nonprofit in Norwich, VT looking for an eager, environmentally-minded intern. Our Institute, founded by leading environmental thinker Donella Meadows, uses systems thinking as a tool to bring our world's social, economic, and environmental systems into closer alignment for long-term sustainability.
    Application deadline is March 16. For more information and to apply...

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  • The GREEN Program is a short-term experience which combines hands-on education, adventure, service learning, cultural immersion and global networking to create an unparalleled learning experience in Iceland, Costa Rica and other countries. This program has served as a career platform and launchpad for young innovative leaders of tomorrow. The GREEN Program has Iceland 8-Day Spring Programs and 10-Day Summer Programs: Noted as the greenest country in the world, Iceland is an untapped reserve...

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