Wilderness Ranger Fellowship (Summer 2021)
Agency: Selway Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation
Location: Missoula, MT
Closing Date: January 31, 2021
Term/Grade: Summer Fellowship
The goals of the SBFC Wilderness Ranger Fellow (WRF) program are to train, educate, mentor, and provide employment development opportunities for the next generations of Wilderness professionals and provide skilled support to the Forest Service for accomplishing priority Wilderness work.
This is a 14-week fellowship for military veterans and college students doing undergraduate or graduate work in conservation, resource management, Wilderness, recreation, or related fields. The fellowship offers Wilderness skills training including the basics of trail maintenance, Wilderness First Responder, and Wilderness Act history and policy, followed by 12 weeks working in the Selway-Bitterroot and Frank Church Wilderness areas, with trained wilderness professionals, US Forest Service managers, and volunteers.
See the announcement and apply here.