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Forest Conservation Directors (3) – Eastern Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast

Lake States, Northeast, Southeast
Posted 2 weeks ago

Employer: Ruffed Grouse Society & American Woodcock Society

Locations: Remote or home office centrally within specified geography

Eastern Great Lakes (MI, OH, IN),
Mid-Atlantic (PA, WV, MD, northern VA, DE, NJ)
Northeast (NY, VT, NH, CT, MA, RI, ME) Posting

Application deadline: December 6, 2020 (or until filled by exceptional candidates)

Full position descriptions and application instructions


Each Forest Conservation Director will build and manage a network that achieves forest habitat improvement goals across several states. Directors will help transition RGS/AWS from discrete projects toward scalable, landscape efforts. Specifically:

  • Strategize and oversee landscape initiatives, including habitat restoration, active management, and land acquisition.
  • Participate in planning for public forestlands and statutory/regulatory processes affecting forest and wildlife management.
  • Pursue grants to fund the network, including staff and contracts for habitat work.
  • Identify opportunities with foundations, public funding program officers, corporations, and other donors capable of magnifying the RGS/AWS mission through their philanthropic vision.
  • Ensure maximum impact of locally raised chapter funds.
  • Utilize all forms of media to increase public awareness of the ecological and social benefits of forest management.
  • And more…

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