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Small Teams • Ecological Monitoring & Watershed Programs

Watershed Program • Based out of AZ, CO, and UT

Crew Leader and Crew Member Positions Offered

The Southwest Conservation Corp's Watershed Program is an AmeriCorps program that selects young adults, generally ages 18-30, to complete conservation work on public and private land, serving local communities throughout Southwest Colorado. Watershed Crews and Strike Teams have the unique opportunity to work with watershed partnerships, river restoration groups, and land management agencies.

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Watershed Crews and Strike Teams are small 2-3 person, technical teams lead by 1 leader. These 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.

Ecological Monitoring Program • In partnership with the Bureau of Land Management

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.

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Ecological Monitoring Program Current Openings

Position TitleLocationDates of EmploymentApplication
Long-term Ecological Monitoring Crew MemberLas Cruces, NMApril 15 - December 20, 2024Apply here!
Ecological Monitoring Crew Leaders in New MexicoPositions available in Farmington & Las Cruces, NMApril 1, 2024 - March 28, 2025Apply here!
Ecological Monitoring Crew Members in New MexicoRoswell, NM
April 15 - October 4, 2024Apply here!

Watershed Program Current Openings

There are currently no open positions; please check back at a later date.

Recruiter Contacts:

Seth Davis, Watershed Program Coordinator

sdavis@conservationlegacy.org

Michaela Grubb, Ecological Monitoring Program Manager

mgrubb@conservationlegacy.org