[fosc] Restoration Contractor with the Watershed Project needed
coordinator at sausalcreek.org
Sat Apr 8 14:07:41 PDT 2006
Habitat Restoration Contractor
The Watershed Project seeks an experienced individual to assist with tidal
marsh and grassland habitat restoration. Applicants should have experience
in planting native plant species, identifying and removing invasive
species, and monitoring restoration sites.
Stege Marsh and Coastal Prairie is one of the few remaining tidal marshes
and grasslands of its kind San Francisco Bay. The Watershed Project, an
environmental non-profit, is working in partnership with UC Berkeley,
community volunteers, and students from second grade through the University
level to restore marsh and upland habitat. Over 10,000 native plants were
planted in the winter of 2005 2006, primarily by volunteers. The restored
marsh and the surrounding uplands will provide habitat for the endangered
California clapper rail and a diversity of waterfowl and shorebirds, as
well as other wildlife species.
· Assisting current field-staff with planting and weeding of
· Assist nursery staff with propagation of 40+ native plant species.
· Assist staff with monitoring of project sites.
· Complete all necessary paperwork for work-performed.
Applicants must be available to work Tuesdays and Thursdays, April -
June. Contract position pays $17/hour. Please address resumes or
questions to Claire Beyer at
<mailto:claire at thewatershedproject.org>claire at thewatershedproject.org or
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