Project Intern, Land Conservation (threatened communities and species)

Role Title: Project Intern, Land Conservation (threatened communities and species)

Organisation: Peel-Harvey Catchment Council

Internship Period: Winter (June - July)

Location: Mandurah

Role Description

The role will involve working closely with PHCC Land Conservation Program staff that are implementing projects on Banksia and Eucalypt Woodland Threatened Ecological communities, threatened species including Black cockatoos, chuditch and numbats. The role will involve assisting with multiple diverse short term projects that contribute to broader PHCC programs. Activities will include supporting the development of restoration guides, report writing, supporting vegetation surveys, threatened species and communities mapping and surveys and the option of assisting with onground works such as revegetation throughout the catchment. The majority of the role will be interacting with PHCC staff who will guide and support all activities, with occasional involvement with private landholders and other project partners such as the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.

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Organisation Mission

PHCC are a not-for-profit, community based Natural Resource Management organisation that promotes an integrated approach to catchment management and the way we protect and restore the environment within the Peel-Harvey catchment. Our vision is that the Peel-Harvey catchment is once again a flourishing network of interconnected, productive landscapes, with diverse, healthy and resilient ecosystems, globally and locally recognised, acknowledged and embraced for its environmental significance; wisely managed by a community that values it – people working together for a healthy environment.