Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Russian River Coho Salmon Monitoring Program

Russian River Coho Salmon Monitoring Program Summer 2012 Internship UC Cooperative Extension & California Sea Grant in Santa Rosa are seeking an intern to assist with summer field work for the Russian River Coho Salmon Broodstock Program monitoring. Work will begin in May 2012 and consist of approximately 135 to 180 hours (3-4 credits). Credits can be claimed in Fall 2012. This is a non-paid position. Schedule to be determined. The intern will be trained and assist with fish and environmental monitoring techniques including some or all of the following: habitat typing, snorkeling, dissolved oxygen monitoring, deploying/ downloading temperature and stream flow gauges, mapping GPS points, and operation of PIT tag detection systems. This position supports a multi-agency effort to monitor and evaluate a stocking enhancement program for coho salmon in tributaries of the Russian River in Sonoma County. The aim of the monitoring program is to provide field data as feedback for the adaptive management of a captive broodstock and endangered coho salmon recovery program. For more information on our program, see our website at: http://ca-sgep.ucsd.edu/russianrivercoho. Please send cover letter and resume to Sarah Nossaman at snossamanpierce@ucsd.edu.

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