New England Forestry Foundation
Climate-Smart Commodities – Program Forester
New England Forestry Foundation is hiring an expanded team to advance the integrated goals of ecological health, forest carbon, and a dynamic bioeconomy in the context of a $30 million USDA grant under the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities (CSC) program. This project represents an unprecedented opportunity to pilot carbon-saving forest management practices as part of a systems approach including forestland protection, wildland preservation and building with wood to displace carbon-intensive materials.
The CSC Program Forester will work with the Exemplary Forestry Program – Senior Forester and the rest of the project team to support on-the-ground implementation of and participation in the program. Work will touch on each of the three main areas of NEFF’s CSC program including design and implementation of climate smart incentives; monitoring, verification and reporting; and support for climate smart sourcing for wood markets. All areas of work will be conducted in coordination with project partners and based on expert inputs across project elements. Work will also be integrated with the ongoing work of NEFF’s Exemplary Forestry Center. The CSC Program Forester will work under the direction of NEFF’s Senior Science and Policy Fellow and in close partnership with the Exemplary Forestry Program – Senior Forester. Work under this position will be integrated with the ongoing work of NEFF’s Exemplary Forestry Center. Location is flexible across the New England region, but regular presence in Maine will be a significant component of the position. https://newenglandforestry.org/about/careers-2/
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