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Research Forester, Maine Woods Initiative

Posted 3 months ago

Employer: Appalachian Mountain Club

Location: Greenville, Maine

Application deadline: Open until filled, still posted as of June 16, 2022

Full position description and application instructions


The Research Forester will be a critical member of a small land management team including AMC staff and Huber Resources Company (a consulting forestry company) supporting this complex and innovative long-term land stewardship effort. The position will be engaged in a wide range of land management activities including but not limited to forest management; FSC certification and carbon project oversight; easement holder relationships; habitat restoration; infrastructure (road and trail) design and maintenance; timber, carbon and ecological inventory; silvicultural and ecological research; data analysis and interpretation; engagement with outside partners and stakeholders; and member and guest education.

Job duties include:

  • Assist with all aspects of MWI forest management, planning, and administration as needed.
  • Oversee reporting, inventory, and verification requirements for forest carbon projects.
  • Maintain GIS database and conduct GIS analyses to inform management strategies and projects.
  • Help identify and promote opportunities for silvicultural and ecological research.
  • Conduct trail surveys.
  • Engage and utilize the AMC volunteer community in support projects.
  • Assist in the development forestry-related educational materials; participate in educational programs and field tours as appropriate.

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