Summer Naturalist


Aspen Center for Environmental Studies


Aspen, CO


Responsibilities Lead interpretive nature walks at Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, and the Maroon Bells in the White River National ForestAssist with management of the Hallam Lake visitor center and 25-acre nature preserveLearn about Rocky Mountain ecologyTeach environmental education programs for childrenConduct bird of prey programs with ACES' resident injured birds of preyEducate the public on ACES efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through renewable energy projectsInvolvement in special projects including indoor plants and live animals, indoor trout stream and rearing troughs, garden and guided trails, and birds of prey program Qualifications Degree or focus of study in the natural sciences, environmental education, or related fieldStrong communication skillsSelf-motivated with a sincere interest in the environmentExperience working with the publicFirst Aid & CPR certificationMust be a US citizen Compensation $300 weekly stipendShared housing provided within walking distance of ACESWeekly food box from ACES Rock Bottom RanchTuition-free participation in one or more of ACES Naturalist Field School courses