Deadline Dec 08, 2018 Job Type Seasonal / temporary Conservation Begins Here. The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Seattle high school students in the Seattle School Year Community Program. Program Dates: December 2018 – May 2019 Mandatory Paid Trai […]
SALARY: $15.00/hr CLOSES: 10/25/2018 GENERAL FUNCTION: The Water Resources Technician is responsible for performing field data and sample collection for the Swinomish Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), including implementing data collection, perform equipment audits, and maintain equipment. This is a full-time position based in the Swinomish Depar […]
1) Viburnum rhytidophyllum Leatherleaf Viburnum This large evergreen shrub grows to 6-10 feet and is native to central and western China. Fragrant creamy-white clusters of flowers emerge in spring, followed by berries in the fall that first appear red and change to glossy black. You can view this shrub along the east side of the Arboretu […]
One of the Pacific crabapples growing at the Arboretum was recently declared a national champion for its impressive size. This native tree tolerates wet soil and has fragrant flowers in the spring. In late autumn the small crabapples add interest to the bare branches.
Citing habitat loss, wildfires and loss from predation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to list the distinct coastal population of Pacific marten (Martes caurina) along the Oregon and northern California coasts as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Coastal Pacific martens live only in the coastal forests of northwestern Ca […]
The Bureau of Land Management has completed an emergency capture of more than 1,000 feral horses in Northern Nevada. Officials said they gathered 1,178 horses and removed 873 declared as excess, according to the Associated Press. Another 129 mares were treated with a fertility control drug and returned, along with 151 studs. The capture, which took place bet […]