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Prairie Conservation Project Manager, Audubon Minnesota

Organization: Audubon Minnesota

Position Title: Prairie Conservation Project Manager

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The Prairie Conservation Project Manager implements Audubon’s work focused on increasing the scope and scale of bird-friendly land management practices and habitat restoration on private and public lands in Northwestern Minnesota to benefit target birds and other wildlife. The focus of this job is to 1) identify and implement on-the-ground prairie and wetland habitat restoration and protection work, 2) work with partners and volunteers to increase target birds populations in the Aspen Parklands, and 3) engage in outreach activities

The ideal candidate for this position will have prairie and bird conservation experience, knowledge of agriculture and experience working in an agricultural landscape, proven ability to work with a variety of partners, ability to implement habitat restoration projects, skills to communicate and work with public and private landowners, and a passion for science-based conservation and agriculture.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in biology, ecology, natural resources management or related field, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Professional familiarity with prairie and wetland environments, a knowledge of agricultural practices and their interaction with birds or other wildlife is helpful.
  • Experience applying the best available science and other information to achieve conservation outcomes.
  • Ability to synthesize and communicate technical and complex information for a non-technical audience. Effective communication skills reaching farmer, and rural audiences desired. Effective public speaking skills are essential.
  • Effective interpersonal skills–ability to motivate people to action.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated skills applying a range of field data collection techniques and experience with research, data management, and basic statistical analysis are desired.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other key Microsoft Office and web-based products.
  • Willingness and ability to conduct in-state travel, occasional out-of-state travel. Willingness to work evenings and weekends as job responsibilities requires.
  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to conservation.

How to Apply: Click Here to Apply

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