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internship this summer in farmland conservation in greenwich, ny


The Agricultural Stewardship Association is currently accepting applications for their summer internship program. This paid position is geared towards undergraduate students. The intern will gain experience working in a fast-paced nonprofit on event planning, community outreach, data collection, and project management. This looks like a great opportunity for someone interested in agricultural and natural resources education, communications, event planning, and land trusts.

The ASA is a community-supported nonprofit organization that works with land owners in Rensellaer and Washington Counties in New York’s upper Hudson Valley to conserve farmland.

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haha! the preservationists have funding for farms!

this is happening in Massachusetts.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is pleased to announce the publication of Terra Firma #8 – Rooted in History: Preserving Historic Farms.

Working with Commissioner Scott Soares of the MA Department of Agricultural Resources, DCR developed the bulletin to broaden public understanding of farms as historic landscapes and to build a bridge between agricultural protection programs and historic preservation tools.

The Terra Firma bulletins can be downloaded here Continue reading