WILDLIFE PRESERVATION CANADA is searching for a “New Noah”, an enthusiastic young Canadian scientist willing to participate in a rigorous six-month professional training program, with the possibility of internship placement (in Mauritius and/or Canada) to follow, to learn the methods of endangered species management pioneered in England by the late author and naturalist Gerald Durrell, and in North America by Richard Fyfe and Dr. Tom Cade.
CANADA'S NEW NOAH's full scholarship includes travel, living and training expenses to enable the New Noah to participate in the Durrell Post-Graduate Diploma in Endangered Species Recovery (03/28/2018 – 10/12/2018) designed to provide you the field experience and species and human resource management skills required to be able to run wildlife conservation projects. Based exclusively on the island of Mauritius (Indian Ocean) this course consists of four weeks of intensive theory and more than 12 weeks of practical experience with species and habitat recovery teams saving species on Mauritius and its offshore islands.
Wildlife Preservation Canada’s mission is to save wildlife species at risk from extinction in Canada. We do this by:
What does it take to become one of Canada's New Noahs?
NOTE: The successful applicant will be expected to be available from March 26, 2018 to October 15, 2018 to participate in this program.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 13, 2017
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GoodWork ID: 42629 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Sep 20 2017