|April 17, 2013|
Office Location: This position can be located within the Great Lakes Region.
About Us: The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 30 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.
Position Summary: The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Great Lakes Project is a joint project of TNC’s eight state programs within the Great Lakes Basin, in partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), focused on strategies for improving watersheds (agriculture and connectivity), coastal areas, food webs and forests, resiliency to changing climates and preventing, containing and managing aquatic invasive species.
The Agricultural Strategy Manager is responsible for leading the agricultural watersheds component of the Great Lakes Project. S/he will implement a Great Lakes strategy to improve the quality and flows from agricultural watersheds, resulting in resilient and stable riverine and coastal systems in the Great Lakes. S/he will engage with the agricultural industry, farm producers, and federal/state/local government leaders to change thinking, behavior and expectation regarding agricultural management practices and freshwater outcomes.
The strategy for this change is built upon:
The Agricultural Strategy Manager will engage with a portfolio of agriculturally-based conservation projects across OH, IN, MI and WI, and unify these projects to advance the Great Lakes Agricultural Watershed strategy across the region. S/he is also responsible for aligning/complementing the Great Lakes agricultural strategy with TNC’s North American agricultural strategy. Close collaboration with TNC’s agricultural work in the Mississippi River Basin is anticipated.
Benefits and Compensation:
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|May 02, 2013|