Hydrologic Modeler: New York State Water Resources Institute (WRI) and Cornell University: A collaboration with WRI, Cornell University, New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC), and various organizations throughout New York State works to identify peak flow under different weather scenarios and to identify undersized culverts. Since 2013 this project has been used to prioritize culverts for replacement to reduce flooding risks. Further, this project aims to develop and publish novel research ideas pertaining to hydrologic modeling, geostatistical analysis, and flood risk perception. For more information, see the position description here:

Associate Ecologist: One Nature, Beacon, NY: Immediate opening for a full-time general ecologist. Primary responsibilities include: all aspects of applied ecology including project design, data collection, scientific report writing, construction implementation, plant propagation, construction installation and long-term stewardship. Projects include forest, stream, meadow and wetland restoration. Our work varies from residential properties to large tracts of public lands. Some learning on the job is expected.  Interest in media outreach, lecturing, and developing new clients a plus. Preferred education is M.A. in natural resources, forestry, ecological restoration or other related training. Undergraduate degree required. Must be a hardy individual able to work outdoors as needed in hot, cold, and or wet conditions. Able to lift up to 50 pounds on occasion and up to 35 pounds on a regular basis. Valid driver’s license required. Candidate must be able to meet physical requirements of the job. Salary $35-40k depending on education and experience with opportunities for advancement. 6 Weeks paid time off (holidays + vacation + sick leave). Family friendly hours.Beacon, NY located.

Model Maker: One Nature, Beacon, NY: 2 month contract, 40 hrs a week. Hourly salary DOE. We need short term help building scaled models out of chipboard, cardboard, and other materials. Experience a plus. Opportunities for further employment beyond length of this contract. For more information follow this link:

Plant Nursery and Landscape Construction Crew: One Nature, Beacon, NY: Hiring for multiple positions. Experience required. Landscaping, light carpentry, and light masonry work. Valid drivers license required.

Volunteer: Leon Levy Native Garden with Garden Chair Liz Stein, Tuesdays through end of October: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Join us for morning of fun the Garden-learn about native plants, observe birds and butterflies in the Garden, and help keep our Garden growing throughout the season. No prior gardening experience necessary, just a willingness to get dirty! Cost: Free. Level of difficulty: Easy. If you're a first-time volunteer with us, please register with Janelle at jrobbins@bedfordaudubon.orgor 914.232.1999. 

Volunteer: Riverkeeper's Volunteer Team
At Riverkeeper, we appreciate and depend on the ongoing support our volunteers provide us with. We believe in the necessity and the right of citizens to play a primary role in the protection of their local environment. To put that belief into action, we offer the following volunteer positions in which you can help Riverkeeper and act on your passion for a clean Hudson River free of pollution and protecting the quality of drinking water for over 9 million New Yorkers! Please review the below opportunities and fill out our required volunteer form and make sure to note if you are interested in a particular volunteer opportunity. We have several volunteer opportunities available from public education to service projects to citizen science. Click the opportunity of your choosing below for a complete listing. Please contact our Riverkeeper Fellow, Jeremy Cherson at 914.478.4501 ext. 243 or at with any questions. Please join our facebook group for Riverkeeper Volunteers. See more at:

Internships: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has ongoing internships in Environmental Action and Green Cities
Want to help close Indian Point and transition the Hudson Valley to a green energy economy, work on environmental justice, get environmental law experience? Will tailor to your needs. Contact or call 845.265.8080 x7113.

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