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Tree Conservation Specialist - The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum
Tree Conservation Specialist
The Morton Arboretum is the leading tree-focused public garden in the world, with plant collections, scientific research, education programming, and visitor services that promote the planting and conservation of trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world. Located on 1,700 acres 25 miles west of Chicago, the Arboretum operates with a 300-person staff and 1,000 volunteers to welcome 800,000 visitors per year and serve 35,000 members. With a 90-year history, a tradition of high standards, and a dedication to excellence, the Arboretum pursues its vision to be the leading center of tree expertise through on-site, regional, national, and international initiatives. The institution is accredited as a museum and as an arboretum.
he position will require a high degree of skill in understanding tree conservation issues, interacting with people, internally and externally, in forming collaborations with partner institutions, and in assisting with developing opportunities for funding via foundation and governmental grants. Must be an energetic, flexible, and self-motivated individual with an enthusiastic, positive and constructive attitude. A proven skill, intellectual curiosity and understanding of trees, conservation issues, and the mission of the Arboretum are required.
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