Land Stewardship summer internship

IMG_1152Looking for a conservation internship this summer? Apply to be on our 2015 summer Statewide and Blufflands land stewardship crew!

Statewide Land Stewardship (crew of 8+):

  • Applications for the summer 2015 internship program are due Sunday, January 25, 2015.
  • Land Stewardship interns work very hard to maintain and restore native landscapes. Last year, interns helped INHF to manage more than 20 sites throughout the state. These interns conduct needed land management and restoration on prairies, wetlands, savannas and other natural areas owned or protected by INHF. Students selected for INHF’s land stewardship program will work closely with landowners, other Iowa conservation organizations (both government and independent) and working professionals in the field. Participation in the annual Loess Hills Prairie Seminar will expose interns to conservationists and organizations in a concentrated setting. The program will give interns vital skills and experience for a career in conservation or land management. Pay is $9.75/hour.

To learn more about this internship visit our website page on the Statewide Land stewardship internship.

For questions on the Statewide land stewardship program contact Tyler at tsamuels@inhf.org.

Blufflands land stewardship (crew of 3+):

  • Application deadline for the summer 2015 internship program is February 13, 2015.
  • Blufflands Land Stewardship interns work hard to maintain and restore native landscapes in extreme northeast Iowa. Interns will conduct needed land management and restoration on remnant and reconstructed prairies, woodlands, oak savannas and other natural areas owned or protected by INHF. Interns will use a variety of hand tools and chainsaws to help accomplish restoration goals. Students selected for INHF’s Blufflands internship will learn from and work closely with landowners and working professionals in the field. Educational opportunities beyond the daily work experiences will be provided, including participation in the Iowa Prairie Conference, which will expose interns to several conservationists and organizations in a concentrated setting.

To learn more about this position visit our website page on Blufflands land stewardship internship.

For questions on the Blufflands land stewardship program contact Brian Fankhauser at bfankhauser@inhf.org.

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