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  • Janelle Joseph Prize for Environmental Writing (submissions due Sept. 30)

  • Three positions, Savanna Institute (varies) due July 1st

    The Savanna Institute, based in Madison, WI and Urbana, IL, works with farmers, scientists, and other stakeholders to develop perennial food and fodder crops within multifunctional systems grounded in ecology and inspired by the savanna biome. Current open positions:

    • Associate Director (Madison, WI or nearby)
    • Tree Crop Development Lead (Work-from-home, flexible location within Midwest. Occasional reimbursed travel.)
    • Communication Specialist (Work-from-home, flexible location within Midwest. Occasional reimbursed travel.)
  • Staff Forester II, Texas A&M Forest Service, College Station, Texas

  • Communication Coordinator

    Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for: 1. Managing DRC communications. 2. Developing and maintaining media relations, maintaining media list. 3. Drafting and sending news releases, handling media requests and connecting media with DRC member spokespeople, coordinating news conferences.

  • Director of Natural Resources

    The Forest Preserve District of Kane County ’s Natural Resources Department is accepting applications for one (1) Director of Natural Resources. Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and managing all functions and activities of the Natural Resources department, including land management, wildlife management, habitat restoration, and compliance with all federal, state and local laws.

  • Communication Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    The person will provide the overall communications strategy for the Center for Air, Climate, Health, and Energy (CACHE) — a newly formed organization, and provide support for iSEE (Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment) communications activities. Deadline is December 16th.

  • Science Writer/Editor, North Carolina State University Sea Grant Program

    The Sea Grant Program at North Carolina State University seeks a Public Communications Specialist to serve as a Science Writer/Editor. Application deadline is August 5th. Full information is available here.

  • Writer/Editor, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    NOAA is seeking to hire a Writer/Editor to work with the Great Lakes Lab in An Arbor, MI. Position closes August 5th. For complete details, see