Highstead is seeking Conservation Interns for fall 2017. Interns will work with our Senior Conservationists to implement research, outreach, and policy projects that advance priority conservation initiatives. The paid internship will run 12 weeks, from September 25, 2017 to December 15, 2017. Ideal candidates will be recent graduates of a Bachelor’s or Master’s-level program with a demonstrated interest and enthusiasm for landscape ecology, conservation finance, regional conservation partnerships, large landscape conservation, and forest policy.
Highstead is a regional non-profit conservation organization located in Redding, Connecticut. Highstead works to conserve the forested landscape of New England through science, sound stewardship, collaboration, and innovative conservation. Highstead plays a lead role in advancing the New England-wide Wildlands and Woodlands (W&W) Initiative, which seeks to conserve at least 70% of the regional landscape as forests.