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EP '13 student Christine Pizzuti published in the Poughkeepsie Journal, “Sustainably Speaking: Many land trusts need helpers"
Reposted from: The Poughkeepsie Journal
Christine Pizzuti is a graduate student at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy who recently completed the two-week course “Managing Private Lands for Conservation,” one of three electives being offered to Bard students and the public each January.
“For career changers and new job seekers alike, the route to a “green job” is often through a stint as a volunteer. A recent two-week course at the Bard Center for Environmental Policy provided some pointers on getting a foot in the door in the field of land conservation, including volunteer work.
The Hudson Valley is home to more than a dozen land trusts in need of volunteers to assist with land, water and wildlife preservation. The organizations manage conservation easements that restrict development “in perpetuity” (legal-speak for “forever”) and deploy volunteers across thousands of the valley’s preserved acres.”
Read more on the CEP blog.
This event was last updated on 05-16-2012