Location: Bozeman, Missoula
Program Dates: May 21 through November 2, 2018 or May 21 through August 17, 2018
Living Allowance: $504.00 biweekly
AmeriCorps Education Award: $2,215.24 or 1,538.36 (depending on term of service) upon completion of the program
Primary duties of the Wildland Restoration Teams (WRT) Member include establishing and maintaining good working relationships with regional staff, leaders and other members, project technical advisors, and volunteers in order to complete natural resource and community service projects. Primary duties also include participating in all elements of the MCC program to the best of their ability, performing designated crew role functions and maintaining a positive attitude throughout the program. Wildland Restoration Teams (WRT) gain valuable professional and practical experience in the growing fields of resource conservation and ecological restoration. The Wildland Restoration Team (WRT) utilizes chemical, mechanical and biological treatment techniques to manage invasive plant infestations throughout the Northern Rockies and Plains ecosystems. WRT Corps Members will also gain experience in the Early Detection/Rapid Response of new invaders, GPS/GIS data collection and management, and native and invasive plant identification and monitoring.
We will begin accepting Wildlands Restoration Team Member applications on December 18th!