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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

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 TitleLocationDatesApplication
Dolores River Restoration Partnership Strike Team Crew MemberDurango, COApril 18 – August 12, 2022Apply Here!
Multi-Watershed Monitoring Crew MemberDurango, COMarch 28 – October 28, 2022Apply Here!
Ecological Monitoring Crew Lead Colorado Locations: Canon City, Dolores, Grand Junction, Gunnison, Monte Vista Montrose
New Mexico Locations: Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Farmington, Socorro, Taos
Dates vary by location. See full PD for more details.
*April 18th – November 4th
*May 9th – November 25th
*May 9th – May 5th, 2023
Apply Here!
Lotic Ecological Monitoring Crew Lead Taos, NMApril 4, 2022, to November 15, 2022Apply Here!
Ecological Monitoring Crew MemberColorado Locations: Canon City, Dolores, Grand Junction, Gunnison, Monte Vista Montrose
New Mexico Locations: Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Farmington, Socorro, Taos
April 25th, 2022 – October 7th, 2022
OR
May 16th, 2022 – October 28th, 2022
(Dates Vary by Location)
Apply Here!
Wadeable Streams and Rivers (Lotic) Monitoring Crew MemberTaos, NMApril 11, 2022 to September 23, 2022 Apply Here!
Multi-Watershed Monitoring Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 21, 2022 – October 28, 2022Apply Here!
Dolores River Restoration Partnership (DRRP) Strike Team LeaderDurango, COMarch 28, 2022 – November 18, 2022Apply Here!
Emergency Stabilization & Recovery / Fuels Reduction Project Monitoring LeaderMontrose, COApril 14th, 2022 – April 14th, 2023 Apply Here!
Emergency Stabilization & Recovery / Fuels Reduction Monitoring MemberMontrose, COApril 25th, 2022 – October 7th, 2022Apply Here!
2022 Ecological Monitoring Returning Crew MemberColorado Locations: Canon City, Dolores, Grand Junction, Gunnison, Monte Vista Montrose
New Mexico Locations: Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Farmington, Socorro, Taos
April 25th, 2022 – October 7th, 2022
OR
May 16th, 2022 – October 28th, 2022
(Dates Vary by Location)
Apply Here!



Recruiter contact

Nate Peters, Watershed Programs Manager (Strike Teams)

npeters@conservationlegacy.org

Talavi Cook, Ecological Monitoring Program Coordinator

tcook@conservationlegacy.org