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  • Internship and Fellowship Opportunities — New England Wild Flower Society
    Flower Society offers interns and fellows a chance to learn and grow through three six month programs Applications are due in early February for the current year s programs New England Wild Flower Society has provided rewarding internships and fellowships for several decades Based at Garden in the Woods in Framingham MA or at Nasami Farm in Whately MA these opportunities are intensive and on the job Internships are offered

    Original URL path: http://backstage.newenglandwild.org/jobs/internships (2016-05-01)
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  • Chester B. Allen Native Plant Propagation and Horticulture Internship — New England Wild Flower Society
    Nasami Farm Native Plant Nursery 128 North Street Whately MA 01373 New England Wild Flower Society is the oldest plant conservation organization in the United States and a recognized leader in native plant conservation horticulture and education Nasami Farm the Society s native plant nursery produces plants for habitat restoration wildlife landscapes garden displays and sale to the public both at the nursery and at the Society s 45 acre native plant botanic garden Garden in the Woods in Framingham MA Native Plant Nursery Propagation Internship Number Available 1 at Nasami Farm in Whately MA Application Deadline Jan 20 2016 Duration 6 mos starting late March April 40 hour week with one weekend day required Stipend 400 week Contact Cayte McDonough Nursery Production Manager Telephone 413 397 9922 Fax 413 397 9944 Email cmcdonough newenglandwild org Interns gain hands on experience identifying propagating and cultivating North American native plants in a nursery setting As part of this experience interns assist in many facets of nursery operations including propagation of numerous species retail plant sales seed collection and processing record keeping and public information duties This is an opportunity to gain valuable skills by learning from staff coordinating volunteers leading projects

    Original URL path: http://backstage.newenglandwild.org/jobs/internships/native_plant_nursery_internship.html (2016-05-01)
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  • Native Plant Horticulture Internship — New England Wild Flower Society
    in regional plant conservation programs and native plant studies Garden in the Woods is the Society s 45 acre botanical garden containing the largest landscaped collection of native plants in the Northeast more than 1 500 taxa Native Plant Horticulture Internship Number Available 1 Application Deadline February 15 2016 Duration 6 months starting in March or April Stipend 275 per week free housing a 125 week taxable benefit Contact Mark Richardson Director of Horticulture Telephone 508 877 7630 ext 3401 Fax 508 877 3658 Email mrichardson newenglandwild org Interns gain hands on experience identifying and cultivating North American native plants in a botanical garden setting As part of this experience interns assist in all aspects of botanic garden management for Garden in the Woods including the use of proper horticultural practices such as planting pruning weed management soil fertilization and irrigation renovation and construction of new gardens inventory and plant record keeping and public education This is an exceptional learning opportunity aimed at gaining valuable career experience caring for gardens and natural areas planning and leading projects writing articles and managing volunteers The ideal candidate will have a four year horticulture or botany degree The candidate should possess strong plant

    Original URL path: http://backstage.newenglandwild.org/jobs/internships/copy_of_native_plant_curatorial_internship.html (2016-05-01)
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  • Conservation Internships and Fellowship — New England Wild Flower Society
    Native Plant Horticulture Internship Conservation Internships and Fellowship Atkinson and Lovejoy Conservation Internships Six months The MaryLee Everett Conservation Fellowship Six months Marketing Internship Volunteers Document Actions Conservation Internships and Fellowship The Society engages two interns and one fellow in the Conservation Department each year Two six month internships begin in March and May respectively and the fellowship also six months begins in May or June New England Wild Flower Society the oldest native plant conservation organization in the United States is a leader in regional plant conservation activities The New England Plant Conservation Program NEPCoP and the Plant Conservation Volunteer PCV Corps program engage professional and citizen volunteers in rare species monitoring habitat management invasive species monitoring and control initiatives reintroduction and augmentation projects and long term conservation planning The innovative and award winning NEPCoP and PCV programs work closely with each state natural heritage program as well as conservation organizations in each state The interns and fellow are integral to these programs in a variety of ways from coordinating volunteers and entering data to conducting botanical surveys management projects and other field actions Three six month positions are available each year Please follow the links for more information

    Original URL path: http://backstage.newenglandwild.org/jobs/internships/conservation-fellowships (2016-05-01)
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  • Marketing Internship — New England Wild Flower Society
    areas around the world Our professional Certificate Program offers basic and advanced certificates in Field Botany or Native Plant Horticulture and Design appropriate for all lifelong learners Graduates of the Certificate Program apply their knowledge and skills to fields ranging from conservation to landscape design management and planning Throughout the New England region we work with schools to help students and teachers learn about plants through creative hands on programs Our user friendly interactive web application Go Botany enables everyone from beginners to professionals to discover and identify thousands of plant species in the New England flora At Garden in the Woods we provide educational walking and cart tours for thousands of adults and children The Position The Marketing Intern works as an integral member of the Public Programs team at our headquarters Garden in the Woods in Framingham MA The Society is interested in increasing the visibility of its public programs We are seeking a college junior or senior or a recent graduate majoring in marketing communications or a related field for a part time internship opportunity The applicant should have well developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently Under the supervision of the Director of Public Programs and in coordination with the Communications department internship duties may include but are not limited to the following Upload Society program listings to external web site calendars Promote public programs by contacting key media outlets Help to write and disseminate press releases Monitor program registrations and communications about the Society Use and add to the existing marketing database of targeted external calendars web sites blogs social media contacts partners businesses etc Monitor opportunities for outreach in support of Society offerings Post on social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter Assist in the creation and distribution

    Original URL path: http://backstage.newenglandwild.org/jobs/internships/marketing-internship.html (2016-05-01)
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  • Native New England Shrubs — New England Wild Flower Society
    emphasizing plant identification family characteristics and historical plant uses Bring a hand lens Weekend sessions are held in off site locations directions will be provided during the first class There is another Native New England Shrubs class which begins on 6 1 16 Thursdays September 8 15 22 6 30 8 45 p m Saturdays September 10 17 9 a m 1 30 p m Location Garden in the Woods

    Original URL path: http://backstage.newenglandwild.org/learn/our-programs/native-new-england-shrubs-1 (2016-05-01)
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  • Introduction to Designing with Native Plants — New England Wild Flower Society
    This introduction will teach you the basics of designing with native plants and show you how to incorporate native plants into your garden and landscape Discover the variety of native plants found throughout New England and learn how to design a visually interesting landscape that also supports biodiversity This course includes five weeks of online instruction These pilot courses are offered at no charge initially thanks to funding from the

    Original URL path: http://backstage.newenglandwild.org/learn/our-programs/introduction-to-designing-with-native-plants (2016-05-01)
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  • Watercolor in the Garden — New England Wild Flower Society
    to capture those experiences Whether you re interested in observational plant portraits or looser landscape impressions this course offers several techniques for achieving your desired style We will start with several short exercises and paint both indoors and outdoors in the Garden Under the guidance of this talented teacher beginners will master the basics and experienced students will advance their skills Thursdays June 2 9 16 23 30 July 7

    Original URL path: http://backstage.newenglandwild.org/learn/our-programs/watercolor-in-the-garden (2016-05-01)
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