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by KHouseman on April 19, 2013

Are you interested in a summer Ecological Restoration Technician position in the Refuge Gateway of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge?

We will be hiring two seasonal positions ideal for anyone pursuing a degree in the environmental sciences. We are very excited to be able to offer these positions in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (May – August 2013).

Duties include, but not limited to: Implementation of ecological restoration projects in the Refuge Gateway (a 44-acre former brownfield being restored into a world-class center for environmental education) and Humbug Marsh (Michigan’s only wetland of international significance designated under the Ramsar Convention) located in Trenton and Gibraltar, Michigan; Support stewardship events; Draft management plan for contintued maintenance of restoration plantings; Collect GIS data.

PROJECT TERM: May – August 2013


Experience/educational background in restoration ecology, horticulture, biology, and/or construction management

Desire to work with a diverse, multidisciplinary team of land managers, outreach coordinators, public volunteers, and contracted laborers

Strong communication skills

Availability to work under a full-time independent contract

Familiarity with GIS

Work on one of the most innovative and ambitious restoration projects

along the Detroit River!

Send letter of application, three references, and a resume by March 31, 2013


Joann Van Aken

IWRA Executive Director

9311 Groh Road

Grosse Ile, MI 48138

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