WaYS accepting applications for a Forest Research Technician Intern

UMaine School of Forest Resources and Wabanaki Youth in Science are seeking a spring and summer Forest Research Technician for a research project focused on testing management strategies for brown ash wetland forests in response to the invasive forest pest, the emerald ash borer (EAB). The intern will work closely with PhD Graduate Student Tyler Everett (Mi’kmaq) on the project titled “Building Stewardship Capacity: Protecting the Brown Ash of the Northern Forest.”

The interns will working in groups of two to collect inventory data at 5 to 6 study sites across Maine; one site is on Mi’kmaq Tribal lands. At each site inventory and EAB monitoring efforts will need to occur before and following silvicultural treatments at each site. Read more about how to apply here.