Update, March 1st, 2017: The application period for this position is now closed, and we are beginning review. Thank you for your interest!
The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD) is offering an exciting career opportunity to serve as the Senior Urban Conservationist for our Urban Lands Program. This position will work to reduce the potential loss of natural resources due to soil erosion, water use and pollution, and habitat degradation, among other causes.
Important update: the application period for this position has been extended! Applications are due by February 28th. If you already submitted an application, you do not need to reapply.
The Senior Urban Conservationist will work closely with other EMSWCD staff, board members, and partners with a primary focus on providing on-site technical and financial assistance to landowners and land managers, in order to help them implement urban conservation best practices. Applications for this position are due by 5:00 PM on February 28th, 2017. Learn more about the position and how to apply!
Please note that Saturday’s Native Plant workshop that was scheduled at 9:00 AM, January 14th is also cancelled due to icy weather and registrant cancellations. We apologize for any inconvenience! Please see our Upcoming Workshops page for other available workshop dates.
EMSWCD offices are closed today due to the heavy snow weather. Tonight’s Native Plant workshop that was scheduled at 6:00 PM, January 11th is also cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience! Please see our Upcoming Workshops page for other available workshop dates.
The application period for this position ended on November 29th, 2016. We are now reviewing applications. Thank you for you interest!
Do you have what it takes to lead a land conservation program, protecting working lands and natural areas? The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD) is offering an exciting career opportunity for a dedicated land conservation professional to lead the EMSWCD’s Land Legacy Program. The Program protects working lands, natural areas, and nature-based recreational lands through conservation easements and fee purchases.
This position will work closely with other EMSWCD staff, board members, and partner organizations to identify potential projects and properties for protection, conduct outreach, negotiate purchases and conservation easements, facilitate property transactions, and more. Learn more about the position here!
Update: The application period for the 2017 Partners in Conservation grant cycle has closed. If you have questions about your grant application or about the PIC Grant Program in general, please contact our Grants Manager Suzanne Easton at email@example.com.
Is your organization looking for funding for a conservation project? We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Partners in Conservation (PIC) grant cycle! Our PIC Grant Program supports conservation projects that are located within the District service area (all Multnomah County east of the Willamette River) or serve its residents. Projects must show a clear public benefit in one or more of the following: habitat restoration or watershed health, soil erosion prevention/control, soil health, water quality, water conservation, and/or environmental education.
New online application system:
Please note that we have switched to an online application system called ZoomGrants this year! Learn more about our PIC Grants and the new application system on our Partners in Conservation page.
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