Employer: Technician would work as an independent contractor for a private property owner
Location: Mt Horeb, Wisconsin
Application deadline: Open until filled. Desired start date as early as March 1, 2023
20 Years of restoration work has re-established a more open oak woodland (not a true oak savanna) with very good white oak regeneration in various areas across the property. There are numerous prairie plantings that also need to be managed – the main work focus now is on the woodland.
Main Work Tasks
- Removal and herbicide treatment of invasive shrubs and plants (Honeysuckle, Multi-flora Rose, Garlic Mustard, Japanese Hedge Parsley)
- Timber Stand Improvement, removal of less desirable tree species
- Cutting, moving, and stacking downed trees and brush – large diameter wood saved for firewood, smaller limbs/trees burned in brush piles