LRCT is looking for a full-time, year-round, Conservation Easement Steward. This person will be responsible for the stewardship and management of conservation easements held by LRCT, reporting to the Land and Stewardship Director. Their responsibilities will include planning and implementing conservation easement monitoring, training and oversight of volunteers, interns, and/or other staff engaged in these activities, and preparation and maintenance of conservation easement records. This position is vital to ensuring that LRCT fulfills its conservation easement responsibilities and meets or exceeds the requirements of the Land Trust Alliance (LTA) Standards and Practices. Click here for more information: Job Description–LRCT Conservation Easement Steward 1-13-18
2018 Lakes Region Conservation Corps – AmeriCorps Program
In 2018, LRCT will be hosting six LRCC-LRCT members for 22.5 weeks from May though October. Members will work on a variety of projects including maintaining LRCT’s 95+ miles of trails, acting as island and property hosts at LRCT’s conservation properties, leading guided excursions and other educational and outreach opportunities, working on special property management projects such as construction of bridges and kiosks, updating property boundary markings and signage, monitoring conservation easements, removing invasive terrestrial plants, and conducting property research and property record keeping projects. LRCC-LRCT members will receive training in land conservation methods, conservation and recreational land management, and education and outreach.
The Lakes Region Conservation Trust (LRCT) is an independent, nonprofit, member-supported organization dedicated to the permanent protection, stewardship, and respectful use of lands that define the character of the region and its quality of life. LRCT protects more than 25,000 acres of land in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. These lands encompass more than 95 miles of trails, more than 5 islands, numerous mountain summits, and a host of other destinations that are open to the public. LRCT is a nationally Accredited Land Trust and an active member of the Land Trust Alliance and NH Land Trust Coalition.
For more information and to fill out an application please click here: https://www.squamlakes.org/lakes-region-conservation-corps-ameriscorps-program-application-springsummerfall-2018
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