Have some free time or need an excuse to get outdoors? Consider contacting us about volunteer opportunities at BHHT.
Blue Hill Heritage Trust is looking for an energetic and dedicated forester/forest ecologist to join our stewardship staff. The Trust has recently acquired a 2100-acre forest block, which it will use for education, research, and long-term conservation forest management. We are in the process of adding another 2000-acre block to our holdings. Both these parcels have been logged hard in the recent past, and we are looking for someone with the skills and vision to begin the process of rehabilitation. The goal is to manage for long-term ecological health, wildlife habitat, and sustainable forest products. We very much want these forests to be part of our educational outreach, and we are seeking a person who is interested in teaching people about forests and forest management, as well as practicing these things.
This position will also be involved in the stewardship of the Trusts other fee properties and easements. The responsibilities for this part of the job will include helping with monitoring, boundary work, trail management, and other related tasks.
Pay and Benefits:
Blue Hill Heritage Trust is a nationally accredited nonprofit, membership-based land conservation organization founded, in 1985, by residents of the Blue Hill Peninsula in coastal Maine. We work to conserve the unique landscape of our peninsula: pristine shores, blueberry-covered hills, working farms, wetlands, forests, ponds, and breathtaking views. Our mission is to conserve in perpetuity land and water resources that support the long-term health and well-being of the natural and human communities on the Blue Hill Peninsula.
Respond with a cover letter and resume to: Hans M. Carlson, Executive Director, PO Box 222, Blue Hill Maine, 04614. Or send electronically – pdfs only – to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin in mid-March.