LCFEG is seeking
able bodied individuals to assist our restoration project
managers in the implementation of salmon recovery projects in
SWWA. This is a “hands-on” opportunity which will involve using
a variety of tools and equipment to complete restoration
objectives in local streams. Restoration activities will include
fastening logs to the stream bed, fastening logjams, installing
grade control structures, vegetation management, fish rescue
and establishing photo monitoring locations.
locations are stream channels and banks which are typically
slippery, wet and often difficult to navigate around. Interns
who apply to this position must be physically fit and capable of
lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. for short distances. Interns
must be willing to work in close proximity to corrections crews
and follow appropriate protocols when interacting with the
offenders. Interns will also work near heavy equipment and must
follow all safety protocols established by LCFEG. Interns must
provide their own transportation to the worksites but will be
compensated for mileage costs.
Interns will gain
a solid understanding of the physical and biological factors
that determine properly functioning stream habitats in SWWA.
Academic disciplines that are applicable to our projects include
environmental engineering, hydrology, geo-morphology, biology,
salmon ecology and natural resource management.
LCFEG staff and
consultants will articulate how each discipline relates to our
salmon recovery projects so that they gain a greater
appreciation of the complex linkages between land, water and
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