BILL LEVITT FELLOWSHIP Summer 2015 Fellowship Description Board of Directors Mimi Levitt; UT, President Timothy Hogen; CT, Vice President Skip Silloway; UT, Treasurer & VP Richard Thomas; UT, Secretary Nicholas C Besobrasov; CA, UT Peter Corroon; UT Sheridan Davis; UT Cassie Dippo; UT John Holland; NY Becky Holt; UT Peg Kramer; PA, UT Chris Mikell; UT Bruce Shand; UT Counsel Patrick A Shea Advisory Committee Albert Andrews, Jr.; MN David Arnold III; MA Brad Barber; SLC, UT Jayne Belnap, PhD; UT Gene Bliss, MD; UT Skip Branch; UT Laura McIndoe Briefer; UT Margot & Fred Churchill; MA Michael Goldstein, MD; MA Shannon Gordon; WA Jack Hoag; MA Barbara Hoffman; NY Austin Hoyt; MA Felicity Forbes Hoyt; MA Loren Kroenke; UT Fay Michener; NY Jeff Niermeyer; UT Felix G Rohatyn; NY Dick Schatten; CT Elfriede Shane; UT In Memoriam Bill Levitt, 1917 – 2009 This document outlines the fellowship tasks to be performed by a fellow as he/she serves under the supervision/direction of the Executive Director (ED) of Friends of Alta from June through September 2015 for 30-40 hours a week. An hourly rate of $8.00 will be paid biweekly for hours worked. A weekly schedule will be developed with the ED, however pre-scheduled event dates where the fellow is expected to be present are provided below for planning purposes. TASKS1. Represent FOA at summer stewardship events including: Wasatch Wildflower Festival, trail and restoration work, invasive weed pulls, and tree planting programs. a. LCC Cleanup – June 2nd b. Town of Alta Restoration Day (reservations) – July 18th c. Wasatch Wildflower Festival – July 25th d. Tracy Aviary Bird Walk – Aug 23rd e. Memorial Tree & Seedling Planting – Sept 11th f. Hawk Watch – Sept 12th 2. Alta Naturalist Hosting at the Albion Grill: Runs July 3 – Sept 7th a. Fridays ~10am to 6pm (Sat & Sun covered by partners) b. Monday Sept 7th 3. Invasive Weed Removal and documentation using GPS/GIS a. Volunteer Weed Pulls: 6/25, 7/16, 8/20, 9/17 4. Vegetation Survey’s in coordination with Bird Survey a. July 13 – 23 - (M-R, 7am – 5pm) 5. USFS Forest Assessment - August 3 – 21 a. Extended hours during this data collection period 6. Assist with the FOA Conservation Easement Monitoring Program as needed 7. Assist the ED with office and/or special research projects as needed. HOW TO APPLY? Please email a cover letter and resume as one document with your first and last name in the file name to Jen Clancy at [email protected] Deadline for applications is Friday, May 22, 2015. If you have questions, Jen can be reached at: 801-742-9719. Friends of Alta PO Box 8126 Alta, UT 84092 Jen Clancy, Executive Director (801) 742-9719 www.friendsofalta.org The Mission of Friends of Alta is to protect the environment of Alta, including watershed and wildlife habitat areas; to preserve Alta’s unique character and heritage; and to encourage stewardship and sustainability of Alta’s environment and community.
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