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Grassroots Ecology

Course Description

Grassroots Ecology's 9-week Naturalist Internship gives college students and recent graduates an opportunity to explore a career in environmental conservation and to deepen their understanding of California natural history. Through outdoor education and hands-on field training, interns will gain local ecological knowledge, habitat restoration skills, a robust professional network, and valuable experience in the environmental field. Upon completion of the internship, interns earn the California Naturalist certification.

Dates: June 21 - August 18, 2023

Grassroots Ecology will be offering our next California Naturalist certification through our Summer 2023 Naturalist Internship. Sign up for Grassroots Ecology’s newsletter to receive the program and application announcement in the spring.

Contact: Claire Elliott, claire@grassrootsecology.org

Course Website & Registration 

Organization Description: For over 30 years, Grassroots Ecology has served the community with high quality volunteer-based environmental stewardship programs. We are passionate about our mission of involving, educating, and inspiring the public to create healthy ecosystems in our urban communities, natural lands, and waters.

Our team engages thousands of people annually in hands-on restoration, citizen science, and educational programs in the Silicon Valley region. We are grassroots by name and grassroots by philosophy. It is by working and learning together that we, as a community, have the power to reinvigorate our local part of the planet.