2019 Fall Indiana Dunes NPF Team

Expected Dates
September 30, 2019 to December 15, 2019
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Position ID
Work alongside a crew of 10 young-adults, ages 18+, in the completion of various conservation projects within the Indiana Dunes National Park wetland and oak savanna areas. Activities include using hand and power tools to complete projects such as: trail/park maintenance; habitat restoration; invasive species removal; herbicide application; and native plant installation. The crew will also participate in environmental education workshops, certificate trainings and outdoor recreation.

  • CPR/First Aid; SAWW Training; Basic Urban Forestry Training; Seed collection and processing; Indiana Herbicide Operator License acquisition and training; Chicago Wilderness Prescription Burn Crew Member Training or the local equivalent
Main Area of Focus
Natural Resources Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Ecology & Restoration
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Plant Identification
some experience
Trail Maintenance
some experience