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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:

3rd Call for Papers & Presentations!

We invite abstracts for presentations and posters.  All topics in wildlife biology, habitat management, conservation, and application of research findings to conservation and management practices are welcome. Some topics that are especially applicable to this year’s theme include climate change and policy, human-induced movement of species, forestry prescriptions including thinning and prescribed burning, pathogens and invasive species, shifting ranges of species, and communicating the conservation message.  

*** Abstract Deadline:  December 1st, 2017 ***

We strongly encourage all students to present Posters or Oral talks.


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Job Opportunities with Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District

Invasive Species Program Coordinator

The Invasive Species Program Coordinator will collaborate with local program partners to develop, plan and manage invasive species control efforts throughout the Tualatin Basin in support of the District’s conservation objectives. For more information, visit:

Stream Program Coordinator

The Stream Enhancement Program Coordinator is a regular, full-time position, responsible for implementing the District’s Stream Enhancement Program, a revegetation program aimed at restoring stream buffers in agricultural and urban areas in the Tualatin Basin. For more information, visit:

Rural Conservation Specialist

The Rural Conservation Specialist is a regular, full-time position and will be responsible for implementing the District’s new Rural Conservation Program. The Rural Conservation Specialist works with farmers, residential landowners and program partners to implement the District’s conservation objectives on rural lands outside the Urban Growth Boundary of Washington County.  For more information, visit: