Necedah National Wildlife Refuge is hiring four
teens age 15 to 18 to work on a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew. The employment will begin on June 16, 2014, will
last for 8 weeks, and will pay minimum wage.
This is a good work experience for teens interested in conservation and
working in the outdoors. The program
includes 4 hours per week of environmental education. Planned work activities include building and
improving hiking trails, landscaping, painting facilities, constructing signs,
preparing whooping crane pens, and various other biological, visitor services,
and maintenance projects.
Complete an application and return it to the Necedah
National Wildlife Refuge:
Applicant selection will be by a random drawing open
to the public on Friday April 25th at 3:30 pm in the Savannah Room
of the refuge headquarters building.
Selected applicants will be notified on or before May 2nd, 2014. For more information contact Deputy Refuge
Manager, Dave Trudeau at Necedah Refuge at (608) 565-2551.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal Federal agency
responsible for conserving, protecting and enhancing fish, wildlife and plants
and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The Service
manages the 95-million-acre National Wildlife Refuge System, which encompasses
nearly 540 national wildlife refuges, thousands of small wetlands and other
special management areas. It also operates 70 national fish hatcheries, 64
fishery resource offices and 78 ecological services field stations. The agency
enforces Federal wildlife laws, administers the Endangered Species Act, manages
migratory bird populations, restores nationally significant fisheries,
conserves and restores wildlife habitat such as wetlands, and helps foreign
governments with their conservation efforts. It also oversees the Federal Aid
program that distributes hundreds of millions of dollars in excise taxes on
fishing and hunting equipment to state fish and wildlife agencies.
information about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, visit our home
page at http://www.fws.gov
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