Prairie Lovers, Apply Now for the Nature Conservancy’s Hubbard Fellowship

The Nature Conservancy of Nebraska is proud to host The Claire M. Hubbard Young Leaders in Conservation Fellowship Program – a one-year program for selected recent college graduates in conservation-related fields. It is designed to provide a comprehensive set of experiences working with a conservation organization and bridge the gap between school and career. Fellows are housed at The Nature Conservancy’s Platte River Prairies Preserve near Wood River, Nebraska. Click here to see our brochure with more detailed information on the program and application guidelines.  The current job description can be viewed here and also at

The application period for the next round of the Fellowship (February 2021 – January 2022) IS NOW OPEN.  Applications will be due October 1, 2021.

Hubbard Fellows Mary Parr and Chelsea Forehead prepare for a prescribed fire in the Nebraska Sandhills. Fellows receive training and experience with prescribed fire, as well as many other land management and restoration practices. (photo: C. Helzer, The Prairie Ecologist)

More information, including a cool video made by past Hubbard Fellows explaining what the fellowship work entails, is here on the Prairie Ecologist blog. A great opportunity for a recent RU grad interested in prairie ecology and/or environmental restoration/conservation!

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