Summer Fire Ecology Field Assistant Positions at Cal Poly

We are looking for up to six or seven motivated and curious field assistants to assist the Cal Poly Humboldt Wildland Fire Lab on a few research projects investigating restoration or fuels treatments in old-growth ponderosa pine forest at Crater Lake National Park (1-2) in partnership with Louisiana Tech, secondary redwood forests following wildfire in Redwood National Park (1), and Baker cypress at multiple locations in northern California (3-4). Field research will entail navigating to plots, collecting a variety of tree and fuels measurements, as well asother tasks. Assistants should be able to hike short to moderate distances across uneven and steep terrain, tolerate hot/humid weather conditions, and be willing to tent camp for up to four days at a time. A rental vehicle will be available for work-related travel. These positions will be based out of Arcata, CA (redwood and Baker Cypress projects) or southern Oregon (Crater Lake project), with overnight camping near field sites occurring Monday-Thursday during the field season. We will provide training for specific data collection methods, though experience with forest, fuels, and vegetation measurements is preferred.More details and application information available here: due by Feb 15, 2024