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Ocean Solutions Accelerator Program Applications Open

Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) is launching the Second Wave Cohort of the Ocean Solutions Accelerator to support 15 of the world’s most brilliant startups focused on improving the health of the ocean. The Ocean Solution Accelerator partners with founders to provide the guidance and resources needed to develop their prototypes into market-ready solutions. Upon acceptance into[…]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Hire Initiative (February 6-25th)

USFWS is accepting applications for dozens of permanent positions beginning today, February 6th until February 25th.  The positions fall into the following categories: Wildlife Refuge Management Fish and Wildlife Biologist or General Biologist Wildlife Biologist  Fish Biologist In addition to meeting the basic qualification requirements described for the GS-05 grade level, applicants must meet following[…]

County of Los Angeles to open GIS exams for all GIS Series Positions

In the next few days, the county of Los Angeles will be posting a rare opportunity to take exams and apply for GIS positions with the county! All nine GIS items will be posted in the coming days. While the specific date has not been confirmed, we anticipate this will be in mid-February 2019. Now is[…]

Blueprint Earth’s a Spark for Change Volunteer Opportunity

Blueprint Earth (BE) is a scientific research organization that brings together scientists and students in an effort to learn about Earth’s environmental functions. Currently, BE is cataloging the geology, biology, hydrology, and atmospheric conditions in a square kilometer of California’s Mojave Desert. Changing climate and human encroachment will alter this ecosystem forever. We can protect[…]

2019 Egg Staging Volunteer Training

Attention potential condor volunteers: It’s time! The 2019 season is upon us and we’re looking for nest monitors. Please see the attached flyer for information on our upcoming Egg Stage Trainings.  All volunteers, old and new, must attend one of the training dates. Pizza and drinks provided. — Dates: Thursday, February 21st OR Tuesday, February 26th  (you only need to attend ONE of the trainings) Time: 6 –[…]

GIS Georeference: GIS Helps Rid The World of Land Mines

By: Samuel Viglietti, Intro to GIS Student In the Winter of 2016, ESRI announced that it would team up with the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) to help rid the world of land mines in 40 countries. The announcement said that “ESRI will modernize its software that will play a central role in[…]

ESRM Welcome Back Q&A – Recap and Important Info

Welcome back, ESRMers! We shore hope everyone had a swell summer. In case you missed it, here are some highlights and important information that Dr. Anderson (our Program Chair and Fearless Leader) addressed at our ESRM Welcome Back Q&A on Thursday, August 29th: The Santa Rosa Island Research Station (SRIRS) is back in business! Last year,[…]