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Jobs advertised in this Month's edition:
Project Co-ordinator - Working Woodlands, New Forest National Park (New Forest, Hampshire)
Field Ecologists (2016 Survey Season), Aspect Ecology (central and south east England)
Senior Ecologist, Innovation Environmental Services (Reading)
Senior Countryside Access Ranger and Countryside Access Ranger, Hampshire County Council (Southampton and Petersfield)
John Muir Way Development Officer (12 Month, Temporary Post), Central Scotland Green Network (Shotts, North Lanarkshire)
Seabird Monitor, The SOTEAG (Shetland Oil Terminal Environmental Advisory Group (based on Shetland)
Assistant Development Officer (12 Month, Temporary Post), Central Scotland Green Network (Shotts, North Lanarkshire)
Under Stalker, Ardverikie Estate (Newtonmore, Inverness-shire)
Communities Support Officer (18.75 hours per week. Fixed term for 3 years ), Newcastle City Council (Walker Park)
New for June 2016: Instant Access to CJS Weekly (more here)
CJS Focus on Countryside Skills (traditional and modern). Included in full here.
23 pages in total, the lead article is from the Field Studies Council; FSC are concerned about a lack of taxonomic skills and are working to develop biodiversity skills for the future. Cotswolds AONB talk about the importance of rural skills and how they can be preserved. Leading on from this there are articles from the Dry Stone Walling Association, National Coppice Federation & National Hedgelaying Society each detailing how to develop these traditional skills in the future. Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust has offered traineeships for a number of years; they describe how these benefit the participants and the local area. NYMNPA also talk about the importance of apprenticeships in providing the skills required for a career in conservation. More modern skills required in countryside work include project management as discussed by Staffordshire &; S & W Wales Wildlife Trusts and social media; get some pointers from Cheshire WT. Our Bright Future involves a lot of organisations across the UK and aims to support young people in developing the skills they need to work in the environment. Conservation grazing may be something you have not considered; the Rare Breeds Survival Trust gives us a whistle stop tour of the processes involved and the experience and training needed
Top headlines from the past month: Click here to read
This month including news from our Featured Charity: Bat Conservation Trust on the launch of The Big Bat Map.
Also our coverage (so far) of Volunteers Week.
Training Calendar Click here to read
Short Courses and Events in August. 5 page calendar in total
Classified Advertising Click here
Grants and funding: Click here for details
Eleven new funding providers listed this month.