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Job Opportunity: Northern Spotted Owl Surveyor, Southern Oregon

Turnstone is currently seeking two individuals for northern spotted owl projects in southern Oregon from approximately April 01, 2018 to August 10, 2018. One position will be based in and around Medford, Oregon; significant travel required. The second position will be focused in and around Keno, Oregon with occasional travel to Medford and surrounding areas as well. This position will require significant travel, including ATV use and snowshoeing, and possible remote camping. For more information or to apply, visit: 


PSU Environmental Diversity Scholarship Announcement

The PSU Environmental Professional Program (EPP) staff would like to extend an invitation to apply for the 2018 EPP Diversity Scholarship!

The goal of this scholarship is to increase participation from populations typically underrepresented in the field of environmental science and from geographic regions outside the Portland Metro Area. The Environmental Professional Program will be offering a $5,000 scholarship that can be used to pay tuition for the core classes of the River Restoration Certificate. Information on those classes, including costs, can be found on our website: .

The application process is open to all interested individuals. Applicants should submit a resume and short letter (1 page) describing your career goals and your need for the support. The scholarship will be awarded to a single applicant interested in the River Restoration Certificate. Applications are due on Friday February 16, 2018 by 11:59 pm PST. Please e-mail your application as a single PDF or Word document to

If you have any questions, email

Job Opportunity: Wildlife Research Biologist, ODFW, La Grande, OR

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is advertising an opening in La Grande; application period closes December 14. The Wildlife Research Biologist will assist the Project Leader with completing the objectives of the ATV-Hunter Interactions, Carnivore Interactions, Mule Deer Population Dynamics, and Ungulate Habitat Use Studies, and other future research projects. The Department Wildlife Research Program has ongoing research projects that focus on management of mule deer and elk and their habitat and predators. The Wildlife Research Biologist will help collect, analyze, write, and publish results from data collected as part of research on mule deer and elk and their habitat and predators. For more information, visit:

Job Opportunity: Upland Game Bird Program Coordinator, ODFW, Salem, OR

Serve as the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Upland Game Bird expert and support a state program directly related to the conservation, management, protection, and utilization of natural resources! Act as primary agency contact and coordinator for Department staff, other agencies, and the public regarding upland game bird issues and projects. For more information, see job posting at

Job Announcement: Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) for BLM

The Bureau of Land Management is hiring full time, temporary appointments not to exceed 1039 hours. Locations include Medford, Grants Pass, Lakeview, and Klamath Falls Oregon. Responsibilities may include: research, compile and tabulate wildlife inventory data (i.e., population counts, reproductive performance, food habits, prey densities, and habitat distribution;) conduct field surveys on proposed actions (i.e. timber sales, road construction proposals, land exchanges, etc.) for federally listed and sensitive wildlife species; conduct monitoring of known sites to ascertain site occupation and reproductive success; conduct habitat/vegetation monitoring; conduct inventories for specific species in potential habitat areas, document locations using maps and GIS/GPS technology, enter data into databases and study files; interpret aerial photos, landsat imagery and topographic maps to determine land use, vegetation distribution, and to plot nest/herd breeding sites. In some Oregon locations there are special conditions, where the primary duty will be to inventory and monitor marbled murrelets and spotted owl in specific locations to clear timber sale areas and provide baseline to assess management actions. For more information, go to: