Native American Natural Resources Youth Practicum

Celebrating 34 years of serving tribes

The Annual Native American Natural Resources Youth Practicum is sponsored by the SW Region Native American Fish & Wildlife Society, on June 20 – 24, 2016 at Rainbow Village (owned by the Pueblo of Sandia) – Angel Fire, New Mexico. Practicum is open to incoming 10, 11, and 12th grade students.

The Practicum is open to all Native American high school students from Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, southern California, and Utah who have an interest in pursuing a career in fishery and wildlife management, forestry, range management, watershed management, hydrology, or other natural resources related field.

The Practicum provides a “hands-on” learning experience in natural resource management and combines classroom with field sessions that enables students to learn concepts and techniques used to manage natural resources. The Practicum is provided by the Southwest Region, Native American Fish and Wildlife Society at no-cost to the participating students.

Summer temperatures in the area during June/July range from the 50’s to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Some strenuous hiking will be involved. For more information, contact Jeanne Lubbering at 505/281-7694; or Norman Jojola at: (office) 505/753-1451 or (cell phone) 505/927-3494.

All Applications Must Be Received By May 27, 2016. Selections will be made by June 1, 2016 and students will be notified by June 3, 2016. Only COMPLETE APPLICATIONS will be accepted. Please send completed applications to: Jeanne Lubbering, 59 Santa Maria Dr., Edgewood, NM, 87015 or Norman Jojola, P.O. Box 1451, Espanola, NM 87532, or Fax: 505/753-1404.

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