Contractual position
The Maryland Forest Service is currently accepting applications for 11 Tree Planting Specialists to implement the 5 Million Trees Initiative, a 9-year program established by the 2021 Tree Solutions Now Act. Positions will reach out to community groups and landowners to expand interest in tree planting, plan and conduct tree plantings, map and report plantings, and support continued care and management of trees and forests, including invasive species control. Work may include tree seed collection with volunteers or staff. One position will help expand tree seedling production at the John S. Ayton Tree Nursery, including coordination of tree seed collection. Projects will be on public and private land, and cover urban and rural settings. Particular focus will be on urban, underserved areas most in need of trees for human health and environmental benefits. The positions will work in field offices with regional forestry staff. (offices in Leonardtown, Parsonsburg, Denton, Flintstone, Clear Spring, Prince Frederick, Salisbury, Frederick, Baltimore, Woodbine, Bel Air, Annapolis, Preston)
Closes:  May 25
Recruitment number 22-002711-0035    The link is below: