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Small Teams - STRIKE and Ecological Monitoring

Strike Teams

Crew Leader and Crew Member Positions Offered

The Southwest Conservation Corp's Strike Team Program is an AmeriCorps program that selects young adults, generally ages 18-25, to complete conservation work on public and private land, serving local communities throughout Southwest Colorado. Strike Teams have the unique opportunity to work with watershed partnerships, river restoration groups, and land management agencies.

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Strike Teams are small 2-3 person, technical teams lead by 1 leader. Strike teams work on specific projects that are suited to a small crew model, often performing invasive species control, vegetation monitoring, and watershed restoration activities. These teams focus on career development, offering members and leaders opportunities to enhance their skills while engaging in meaningful conservation work and environmental stewardship. Members are eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program.

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Ecological Monitoring • Multiple Locations

Crew Leader and Crew Member Positions Offered

Interns work in a crew of 3 people to monitor land health on BLM lands including National Monument lands, vegetation treatments, rangeland allotments, and reference areas. Participants will manage all aspects of vegetation monitoring using the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) methodology. 

To view open positions and apply, see table below.

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Open Positions

Position TitlePosition DescriptionLocationDatesApplication
Four Corners • Dolores River Restoration Partnership (DRRP) Strike Team Crew LeaderSmall team performing restoration activities along the beautiful Dolores RiverDurango, COMarch 30, 2020 – November 20, 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Multi-Watershed Monitoring Crew LeaderPerform stream-side vegetation monitoring along 4 Southwest rivers
Durango, COMarch 16, 2020 – end of October 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Dolores River Restoration Partnership (DRRP) Strike Team Crew MemberSmall team performing restoration activities along the beautiful Dolores RiverDurango, COTBDComing Soon!
Four Corners • Multi-Watershed Monitoring Crew MemberPerform stream-side vegetation monitoring along 4 Southwest riversDurango, COTBDComing Soon!
Crew Member (Botany Emphasis)  Vegetation Monitoring (AIM) with the BLM Carlsbad Field OfficeCarlsbad, NM TBDComing Soon!
Crew Member (Soils Emphasis)  Vegetation Monitoring (AIM) with the BLM Carlsbad Field OfficeCarlsbad, NM TBDComing Soon!
Crew Leader Vegetation Monitoring (AIM) with the BLM Las Cruces District OfficeLas Cruces, NM TBDComing Soon!
Crew Member (Botany Emphasis)  Vegetation Monitoring (AIM) with the BLM Las Cruces District OfficeLas Cruces, NM TBDComing Soon!
Crew Member (Soils Emphasis)  Vegetation Monitoring (AIM) with the BLM Carlsbad Field OfficeLas Cruces, NM TBDComing Soon!

Recruiter contact

Emily Kasyon, Watershed Programs Coordinator (Strike Teams)

ekasyon@conservationlegacy.org

Cassandra Owen, Ecological Monitoring Program Coordinator

cowen@conservationlegacy.org