Year of the Grouse: Research and Reporting
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|Anticipated Timeline||February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019|
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2019 has been identified by cooperating groups across Battle River Region as the Year of the Grouse on account of the reported decline in grouse , and especially the Sharp-tailed Grouse) numbers across the region. The intern will research primary, secondary, online, and community resources.
The intern will coordinate with other interns assigned to the overall Grouse Project :(Grouse Events and Outreach; Documentation of Aboriginal Grouse Knowledge and Terminology).
Ideal for someone with course work in:
- Environmental Assessment and Restoration
- Database Reporting Tools
Some specialized skills required:
- Clear oral and written communication.
- Self-directed learner who is able to identify and carry out project research and reporting.
- Be proficient at research and synthesizing information into succinct and easily understood reports and/or summaries.
- Resourceful, ability to identify, contact and work well with scientists, educators, community leaders and voluntary organizations.
What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:
- Weekly reporting to Project Supervisor.
- 100 hours during the Project Period.
- Present an informative report to Grouse Project Team that is illustrated with powerpoint slides, story board, and hard and digital report of findings.
- Polished reports of project findings delivered in advance of project end period.
- Able to "tell the story" emerging from the research in ways that highlight the value of local/regional research and reporting.