We are seeking ambitious and goal-oriented individuals to join this internship programme for 3 months - an ideal programme for recent University/college graduates to gain field experience in conservation and river protection. Cape Fear River Watch is a non profit organisation working towards protecting and improving the water quality of the Lower Cape Fear River Basin in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA, through environmental education, advocacy and action.
What to Expect?
We have places for 6 interns to join for 3 month periods to take part in the following projects: Greenfield Lake Eco-Tours - interns will be trained to take visitors out on ecotours on the lake, and identify to wetland birds and tress to the visitors on boats. Enviroscape Programme - interns will go into schools and give presentations on cleanups and water quality monitoring alongwide environmental leaders in Wilmington. Paddle Series - interns will go out on the lake on canoes to paddle a different stretch of the region's diverse waterways.
The Cape Fear River watershed is a paddler's paradise with stretches of water for nearly every taste. Water Quality Monitoring - interns will carry out water quality monitoring alongside Professors and scientists from the University of North Carolina. Rain Garden Education and Maintenance - building and maintenance of the rain garden. River Semester - interns can help to design and then conduct a summer programme with students. Camp site maintenance - the camp is only accessed by water, interns will have to paddle to the campsite once a week to carry out maintenance if necessary. Office renovation and assistance River Cleanups - mostly done on canoes and kayaks.
- Program ID: # 1880
- duration: 1 to 3 Months
- location: Wilmington , NCUnited StatesNorth Carolina US
- Fitness level: Moderately Fit
- Closest Airport: Wilmington, NC (ILM)
- Costs From: $1500 to $3000
- Program Type: Community Development ProjectsEnvironmental & Wildlife ProgramsLearn AbroadTeach Overseas
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