Join us, Oregon Wild, and Mountaineers Books on September 10th for a free, live web event, featuring Chandra LeGue, the author of Oregon’s Ancient Forests: A Hiking Guide, and learn about these complex and beloved ecosystems.
Chandra will discuss what an ancient forest is, what types exist in Oregon, where they are, who manages them, why so few still survive, and what threats they continue to face. She'll also highlight a variety of the hiking experiences found in different regions of Oregon, covering natural history, human history, and flora and fauna, so you come away with a better understanding of these complex ecosystems and their extraordinary value, and inspired to get out exploring!
The presentation will run about 30 minutes, followed by a 30 minute question and answer period. Register today, even if you can’t attend on September 10, and you’ll receive a recording of the event a day or two afterward.
Plus, when you register to attend you’ll automatically be entered to win one of three copies of Chandra’s book, Oregon’s Ancient Forests!
Adventure Scientists has addressed countless challenges to the health of humans and the environment, through a wide array of projects including freshwater and saltwater microplastics surveys (which influenced the European Union’s recent landmark ban of single-use plastics), wolverine and lynx population tracking, and antibiotic resistance studies. For many of these projects, our volunteers have used Gaia GPS to navigate in the wilderness and record precise locations of sample collections and observations.
The summer season has our team in full gear, and our growing business is opening new opportunities to join our team and contribute to the work of Adventure Scientists. Whether you're an experienced non-profit operations person or someone just getting started in a career in volunteer management or conservation, there are great options for you and we'd love to get to know you. Learn more and apply below!
The Administrative Coordinator provides key support to both the Executive Director and the Operations Manager, applying organizational, communication, and creative problem-solving skills to manage schedules and streamline operations.
The Development Administrator provides key support to the Development Manager, applying data management, organizational, communication, and creative problem-solving skills to streamline our internal systems to drive donor support.
The Projects Team Assistant will report to the Scientific Director and will work closely with all members of the projects team assisting with logistics of volunteer management, including shipping equipment and samples, planning events, and processing and reporting on project data.
"Earth Focus"is an environmental news magazine produced by the Public Media Group of Southern California that features investigative reports and in-depth stories about our changing environment and how it affects people around the world.
Season 2, now airing on broadcast tv and available online, examines how communities are transitioning and adapting from different energy sources and how the laws of supply and demand affect the environment and people in different ways.
For Episode 3, the the show takes on the world of illegal logging and features Adventure Scientists' Timber Tracking project through interviews and footage of our scientific partners at the National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory, and two of our volunteers, Gisele and Renê Guerra, at work in the field.
It's a great opportunity to see the faces and hear the voices of both adventurers and scientists working on this high-stakes issue. Enjoy and help spread the word by sharing with your social networks!
For 24 hours this week, from 6pm Thursday to 6pm Friday, people across the Gallatin Valley in Montana (which we call home) will be coming together to donate to local nonprofits.
Adventure Scientists is thrilled to be a part of this annual event, not only because of the much needed support it provides us, but because of the spotlight it shines in this global age on all the great work being done locally as well.
Wherever you are, during the big event you can visit givebiggv.org and make a donation to us and/or to any of the great participating nonprofit organizations in Gallatin County.
Kickoff at REI!
If you do happen to be in the neighborhood, Thursday night from 6-8pm, come join us at REI off 19th St. in Bozeman for an outdoor party with music, food, and more. Adventure Scientists staff will be there with laptops ready to make donating quicker and easier than ever!
We've been excited about this project for a while and are thrilled to share the resulting film with you. Great Big Story is a media company "dedicated to inspiring wonder and curiosity" and they've done a beautiful job highlighting our Timber project and more!
It features our work on several projects with U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, World Resources Institute, Harvard Medical School, and College of the Atlantic, stretching back to some of our earliest efforts.
Most excitingly, it doesn't talk only about the adventure of data collection, it catches you up on the major progress in conservation and scientific understanding that comes from our partners working with all the data long after the volunteers are home from their adventures.
And we couldn't have done it or keep doing it without the great support of Sunski, CLIF Bar Family Foundation, Croakies, Peak Design, Klean Kanteen, and Patagonia.
So sit back, relax, and enjoy some vicarious Adventure Scientists volunteering with Gregg in the field! And get ready for his son's big debut towards the end!
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