Wildlife/Habitat Technician (Temp Bio Science Research Worker) Northern Great Basin Experimental Range, Riley, OR Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Station, Burns, OR Oregon State University is hiring 6-7 temporary (3 month) positions to spend a summer collecting valuable scientific data for several research projects in the Oregon desert. Successful applicants will work on a variety of collaborative research projects including studies assessing the effects of grazing on sensitive wildlife species, understanding…

District Wildlife Biologist ODFW is hiring a District Wildlife Biologist in Clackamas, OR to direct, coordinate, supervise and implement all wildlife management activities in the North Willamette Watershed District. The closing date for applications is January 22. For more information, and to apply, go to: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/2285069/supervising-fish-and-wildlife-biologist-district-wildlife-biologist Aquatic Invasive Species Technicians ODFW is hiring for several full time, seasonal positions. The closing date for applications is February 1. For more information, and to…

Northern Spotted Owl Surveyor, Turnstone Environmental Turnstone Environmental Consultants is currently seeking to fill multiple northern spotted owl surveyor positions throughout Oregon. We are also looking for several crew leaders to help manage small crews throughout the state. These are full-time, temporary-seasonal positions. These positions will remain open until filled, but application review and hiring is underway. For more information and to apply, go to: http://www.turnstoneenvironmental.com/index.php?id=employment# Part-Time Conservation Director, Oregon…

Wildlife Assistant Staff Biologist, ODFW Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is hiring a Natural Resource Specialist 2 (Wildlife Assistant Staff Biologist) based in Salem, Oregon. Play a key role in the management of game and furbearer species in Oregon and put your coordination skills to work! Applications due 12/21/18 – more information at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregon/jobs/2278891/natural-resource-specialist-2-wildlife-assistant-staff-biologist Marine Reserves Research Assistant, ODFW ODFW is hiring a Natural Resource Specialist 1 (Marine Reserves Research Assistant)…

ORTWS is proud to announce the first three episodes of the Northwest Nature Matters podcast! This podcast is produced by the Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society in partnership with the Oregon Wildlife Foundation. The people of the Pacific Northwest value beautiful natural scenery, clean air and water, and abundant fish and wildlife resources. Conservation is important to us, yet sourcing accurate scientific information can be difficult in this age of polarized…

Morrow Soil & Water Conservation District is hiring a Wildlife Habitat Technician located in Heppner, Oregon. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The focus of this position is to restore, maintain, and improve primarily upland bird and mule deer habitats in and around Morrow County using available funding from partners and Farm Bill programs. Duties include, but are not limited to: Works with partners to identify, develop, and implement projects on private lands…

The Northwest Ecological Research Institute’s (NERI’s) 2019 Brenda McGowan Grant Application For Neglected Corners and Niches of Ecology: NERI (http://www.nweri.org/) is offering a $1,000 grant to an individual in honor and memory of Brenda McGowan, a NERI supporter and co-founder of the Herbert Prescott Bluebird Recovery Project in 1987 (www.prescottbluebird.com). Purpose: To enable an individual or team to conduct research in support of NERI’s mission statement: The purpose of NERI is to…

ORTWS is offering free lodging for up to 32 students who volunteer for the 2019 Annual Meeting. Undergraduate and graduate students in biological and natural resources programs (wildlife, forestry, conservation biology, zoology, environmental communication, etc.) that have an interest in attending the ORTWS Meeting are encouraged to apply for a lodging incentive. The lodging is for 3 nights (Feb 26-28, 2019) at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes Hotel in Bend.  Each room will…

ORTWS is providing free lodging for up to 10 early-career professionals for use during the 2019 ORTWS Meeting held in Bend, Oregon. The lodging is for 3 nights (26th, 27th, 28th February 2019) at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes Hotel in Bend.  Each room will be occupied by up to 2 people; please indicate on the application form your preference for room sharing. Discounted registration, up to the cost of the…

The following workshops and field trips are scheduled for Friday, March 1: Workshops Practical Data Science for BiologistsThis half-day workshop will provide an overview of best practices for data management and analysis in biological research. Designing successful research begins with a clearly defined scope of inquiry, including goals for analysis and identifying the tools required to achieve them. The data management component of the workshop will focus on relational database…