Shropshire Wildlife Trust
Marches Mosses BogLIFE (LIFE15 NAT/UK/000786)
Full time, 1 year fixed term from 24th June 2019
We are looking for trainees for the Marches Mosses BogLIFE project. The project aims to restore Britain’s 3rd largest lowland raised bog within the Fenn’s, Whixall & Bettisfield Mosses and Wem Moss NNRs near Whitchurch, Shropshire and Wrexham in Wales.
You will work on all aspects of the project, from practical habitat management to public engagement.
Job of the Day: Wednesday 17th April
Salary in the range, £21,000 to £25,000 per annum plus pension.
This post is full time, commencing 1st June 2019 until the end of March 2020 with the possibility of an extension.
Based in Shropshire
The post-holders will deliver a programme of farmer/agronomist training events and one to one farm visits to promote resource protection and a reduction in diffuse water pollution from agriculture, with a focus on pesticides and nutrients. The project will also include supporting farmers through the Severn Trent Water capital grant scheme in target areas of the groundwater catchments, in order to support farm infrastructure changes to reduce diffuse water pollution. You will also work with Trust staff and other partners in catchment areas to develop ideas and projects to improve watercourses for wildlife through habitat creation and management.
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