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Small Teams - Watershed Crews and Ecological Monitoring

Watershed Crews

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 • Multiple Locations in CO and NM

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.


We are actively posting positions throughout November and December!

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Open Ecological Monitoring Positions

Position TitleLocationDatesApplication
Crew Lead: Vegetation Monitoring on Colorado's Western SlopeBLM Field Offices in Dolores, Montrose, or Grand Junction, COFrom: April 10th, 2023
To: Nov 5th, 2023 or
April 5th, 2024
Apply here!
Crew Lead: Vegetation Monitoring across New Mexico and ColoradoBLM Field Offices in Gunnison, Canyon City, Monte Vista, Taos, Farmington, Albuquerque, Socorro, Roswell, or CarlsbadFrom: April 24th, 2023
To: Nov 17th, 2023 or March/April 2024
Apply here!
Crew Member: Vegetation Monitoring on Colorado's Western SlopeBLM Field Offices in Dolores, Montrose, or Grand Junction, COApril 17th – September 29th, 2023Apply here!
Crew Member: Vegetation Monitoring across New Mexico and ColoradoBLM Field Offices in Gunnison, Canyon City, Monte Vista, Taos, Farmington, Albuquerque, Socorro, Roswell, or CarlsbadMay 8th - October 20th, 2023Apply here!


Watershed Management Positions

Position Title LocationDatesApplication
Watershed Strike Team Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 20 - Nov 3, 2023Apply here!

Recruiter contact

Nate Peters, Watershed Programs Manager

npeters@conservationlegacy.org

Cassandra Owen, Ecological Monitoring Program Manager

cowen@conservationlegacy.org

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