Stream Restoration Assistant- Cheticamp River Salmon Association

In this position, you will be mainly responsible for helping with habitat restoration work (e.g., installing in-stream structures, clearing blockages to improve fish passage, stabilizing eroding stream banks) and ecological monitoring (e.g., taking measurements on channel width & depth, collecting water quality data) on Aucoin Brook, a tributary of the Cheticamp River.
Deadline to apply: May 31st 2015

Protect yourself from bear attacks

As hiking season approaches, bears start to emerge from hibernation. Check out this great resource to help you become more aware on how to protect yourself from bear attacks…. Product description from What causes bear attacks? When should you play dead and when should you fight an attacking bear? What do we know about…

Green Book Review: Urban Homesteading

Concerns for our unsustainable, fossil-fuelled lifestyle underlie Rachel Kaplan and K. Ruby Blume’s book, Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living. The book provides a colourful overview of what each of us can do to build a more self-sufficient future.

FORREX Conservation Biology Extension List – July 30th, 2008

This list posting, published by FORREX Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources, is supported in part by BC Ministry of Forests and Range through the Forest Investment Account, Forest Science Program. For details or to contact FORREX, visit Looking Forward to International Year of Biodiversity in 2010 The United Nations declared 2010 as…