Posts Tagged ‘naturalist’

Welcome naturalist Ashley Hansen

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When Ashley Hansen was an environmental conservation volunteer with the Peace Corps in Santo Domingo, Paraguay, she came across a little kitten with big ears. She adopted the cat and named her Nambi, which in the local native language of Guaraní in her village in Paraguay means “ear.” Even utilizing that bit of the tribal…

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Environmental education coordinator/naturalist position opening

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Open until filled JOB TITLE: Environmental Education Coordinator/Naturalist FLSA: Non-Exempt REPORTS TO: Executive Director SALARY: $42,000-$50,000 plus benefits Job Summary: Under supervision of Executive Director, supervises and conducts educational activities and educational staff in the performance of environmental awareness curriculum. Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree related to…

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Welcome naturalist Mary Petersen to Dickinson County Conservation

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Mary Petersen loves seeing children light up as they explore the outdoors, and as the new naturalist for the Dickinson County Conservation Board she will have plenty of chances to experience just that. “Working as a naturalist means I get to bring together my passion for the field of science with my passion for working…

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Prescribed Burn Underway

Fire is an extremely important aspect in the health and diversity of a prairie. Prior to the arrival of Europeans on the American continent prairie fires occurred naturally due to lightning strikes, today though we use prescribed, controlled burns to safely maintain our native prairies. Fire rejuvenates a prairie in many ways.  Burning removes the…

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New Naturalist at the DCCB, Karess Knudtson

Nature, Art and Science have been a life-long interest of Karess. She studied Art at Minnesota State University in Mankato, before transferring to Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As an undergraduate, she worked in various Environmental Education venues and internships in the Virginia area, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science. After graduation, she worked…

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LAST CALL! Henry Doorly Zoo Bus Tour on February 9th, 2013

Seat still available. Call today! Nationally renowned for its leadership in conservation and research, the Henry Doorly Zoo is much more than simply a “zoo” it is an experience that could only be matched by years of travel into some of the world’s most wild places. The 130-acre zoo houses more than 17,000 animals –…

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Henry Doorly Zoo Bus Tour on February 9th, 2013

Nationally renowned for its leadership in conservation and research, the Henry Doorly Zoo is much more than simply a “zoo” it is an experience that could only be matched by years of travel into some of the world’s most wild places. The 130-acre zoo houses more than 17,000 animals – representing 962 species – in…

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