job announcement in the Western UP. DEADLINE IS MONDAY, MAY 12. The Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) is designed to provide an initial professional contact with landowners who are interested in actively managing their forested property. The FAP forester can then help citizens better understand, plan, manage, protect and utilize their forest resources through various avenues of information, education and outreach. All of our services are at no cost to the landowner and provide an excellent initial contact between professionals and landowners. We aim to promote forest resource stewardship on private lands in local communities by introducing landowners to forest management and setting them up to achieve their management goals. Iron Conservation District - Forestry Assistance Program Forester The Iron Conservation District is seeking a qualified applicant to serve as a Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) Forester for Iron & Baraga Counties. Successful applicants will have a minimum of a B.S. degree in Forestry. They must enjoy working with the public and have experience in forest management. This is a grant funded position that is renewed annually in October. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and be able to pass a government background check. Details of employment includes: $18.00 hourly base wage, travel & mileage reimbursements, monthly health care allowance, and educational opportunities. Application Deadline: To apply and for more information please contact the Iron Conservation District, 2 South 6th Street, Suite 15, Crystal Falls, Michigan 49920, (906) 875-3765, [email protected] Applications must be received no later than Monday, May 12. Cheers, Michael F. Schreiber "There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace." -A. Leopold.