Summer Student Position – full time, $10K, 16 weeks, May 10 to August 27, 2021; Maplewood Flats is operated by Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia (WBT)
Are you someone who enjoys supervising a team of people to gain new skills, coordinate day-to-day retail and wholesale operations of a small business? Consider applying for this contract role to support the stable operations of a burgeoning Coast Salish Plant Nursery at the Conservation Area at Maplewood Flats. Your role is to help coordinate the nursery operations by supporting five team members with work experience, and ensure effective plant inventory and excellent customer service.
What you need to know about planting native plant species in the late winter-early spring for BC’s South Coast climate.
The study reveals that wakes from vessels increase the overall wave energy of Burrard Inlet up to 4.6 times the natural state. This exacerbates the erosion of Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s cultural sites, archaeological lands, shorelines, and beaches.
Chloe Hartley studied the effects of Himalayan blackberry and English ivy on the plant community at Maplewood Flats. The research indicates that the two invasive species are associated with reduced native plant species diversity and reduced bird presence.