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The Service Experience: Spend a season or more working and camping outside at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural resources and heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and many other federal and state agencies. Learn firsthand from federal employees and specialists about natural resources and conservation careers. Projects during the spring and summer field season will focus on habitat restoration and may include invasive plant removal, riparian restoration, and native species planting. Find more information on projects here!In the effort to restore the land around the Walker Basin, located in northwestern Nevada, the Walker Basin Conservancy (WBC) have implemented passive restoration strategies, such as the monitoring and controlling of noxious weeds, in the hopes of infilling and the regeneration of native species.In partnership the WBC, as a Restoration Ecology Crew Member, you will become a member of a five person crew focused on the treatment and removal of Nevada listed noxious weeds in the Walker Basin Area. Herbicide application will be the primary treatment and control. Species of concern targeted for treatment include but are not limited to: perennial pepperweed (Lepidium latifolium), hoary cress (Cardaria draba), russian knapweed (Acroptilon repens), and tamarisk (Tamarix spp.). Find more information on the Walker Basin Conservancy here!
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