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Forestry Technician

California, Pacific Northwest
Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Baldwin, Blomstrom, Wilkinson and Associates, Inc

Location: Arcata, California

Application deadline: July 30, 2021

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Summary:

Assist in the collection of high quality forest inventory data primarily for existing carbon offset projects. Under the guidance of a lead forestry technician, the employee supports a wide variety of field tasks including but not limited to:

  • Locate and monument inventory plots in the field using a GPS unit.
  • Delineate plot boundary using slope correction factors.
  • Measure and tag reference trees.
  • Collect data such as species, diameter, height, defect and crown class.
  • Assess forest type, stand size class, regenerations status, disturbance, and canopy cover.
  • Maintain neat and organized field data and notes.
  • Closely follow inventory protocols.
  • Data entry and organization using Excel.

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