blog posts 35th Annual Illinois Lakes Management Association Conference Nov 22, 2019 10:15 am14 views The 35th Annual ILMA Conference will be held March 12-14, 2020 at the iHotel & Conference Center in Champaign, IL. Scholarships are available to attend. Scholarship applications are due December 31, 2019. Assistant Professor in Energy Land Management Nov 18, 2015 3:00 pm44 views The Energy Land Management Program in the School of Natural Resources at West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV) is seeking an individual with expertise in land management within the petroleum and natural gas industry, the coal industry, or other energy industry sectors to fill a nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Environmental Education Professional Development Opportunity Jan 24, 2017 8:00 am4 views Student Experiential Environmental Education Conference will be held March 10-12, 2017 in Makanda, IL. It will offer oustanding networking and professional development opportunities (including various certifications). Environmental Law Institute Complimentary Summer School Series Jun 15, 2021 11:45 am12 views June 22, 2021: Basics of the Clean Water ActJune 29, 2021: Basics of Land Use LawJuly 6, 2021: Basics of the Clean Air ActJuly 13, 2021: Hazardous Waste and SitesJuly 20, 2021: Law & Policy of Products RegulationJuly 27, 2021: Environmental Justice Extension Educator- Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Education - Roscommon County, MI (Due 2/27) Feb 11, 2020 3:30 pm10 views Free Registration to Sustainable Forestry Initiative's E-Summit (register by 10/16) Oct 8, 2020 9:30 am26 views Student Sustainability Committee Funding Application Now Open Sep 17, 2015 3:15 pm8 views What is a Forest Service Outreach Notice? Jun 25, 2014 3:45 pm0 views The U.S. Forest Service is committed to diversifying its workforce. Part of that effort is assessing the diversity of the pool of applicants who might be interested in particular positions. Many jobs with the Forest Service are first advertised in an "Outreach Notice" that asks people interested in the position to complete a form. Many outreach notices contain a statement such as, "The purpose of this Outreach Notice is to determine the potential applicant pool for this position. Assuming sufficient responses are received from this outreach notice, a referral list will be requested on or soon after [date]." All of them indicate the deadline for replying to the outreach notice and provide information that will be helpful in identifying the job posting in USAjobs.gov. You can find U.S. Forest Service outreach notices at http://jobs.forestry.oregonstate.edu/category/job-type/outreach-notices. The Forest Service maintains a list of them at https://hrm.gdcii.com/outreach/Default.aspx, but that site does not provide a link to the actual notice. Checking the outreach notices frequently and replying to those that interest you can help you be prepared to apply positions as soon as they are posted. This can be a definite advantage in the federal employment process, since completing the application is very time consuming and timeline for accepting applications is often short.