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Natural Resources Planner I

Maryland DNR
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
Westminster, MD
Job Description:

The Department of Natural Resources, Forest Service is currently accepting applications for a long-term contractual watershed forestry planner in Carroll and Baltimore County, Maryland. The position will work with landowners and conservation programs, particularly Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) to increase riparian forest buffer planting. The position is located at the Morgan Run Forestry Office in Westminster, Maryland. Work includes reviewing roadside tree permit applications, wildfire suppression, collecting forest inventory data and buffer survival checks, developing recommendations for management of forests and buffers, developing planting plans for buffers and other tree planting, invasive species control and recommendations, outreach to landowners and organizations for enrollment or re-enrollment in CREP, and working with other local, state, and federal agencies to carry out projects. Other activities include assisting with Backyard Buffers program, white oak acorn collection for white oak initiative and data collection in long-term buffer monitoring sites. The position is full-time, 40 hours/week, with occasional weekend or evening obligations. Applicants must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

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