POSITION DESCRIPTION: Do you feel passionate about exposing diverse teens to outdoor recreation, environmental education, conservation and stewardship programming? Are you interested in creating a culture of multi-affiliated teens supporting each other through mistakes and challenges? Does providing opportunities for young people to teach each other, empower […]
Essential Functions The following duties are a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Plans, develops and executes moderate to complex data analysis for agency sustainability projects, such as greenhou […]
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 […]