**EXPIRED** Request for Quotation & Qualifications: Service Provider – Draft GEM Trail Design Strategy Document Writer/Planner

The Clearwater RC&D works cooperatively with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ Recreation, Wilderness, Trails, and Rivers programs to engage federal, state, county, and non-profit partners in projects that enhance the delivery of interpretive and educational information and materials to visitors, interested publics, and partners. The Clearwater RC&D is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to help complete the Draft GEM Trail Design Strategy document in partnership with the Clearwater Basin Collaborative (CBC) and Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests that will guide planning and implementation of the collaborative GEM Trail Project. For more information, download the complete RFQQ from the link…

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**EXPIRED** Request for Quotation & Qualifications: Service Provider – Film/Photography Production Specialists

The Clearwater RC&D in partnership with the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests is looking to create a documentary-style short film about Connie Saylor-Johnson, who was a passionate advocate for Wilderness stewardship, and Wilderness education for youth, teachers, and the public. In particular, the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness was her favorite place to work, play, and educate people from all walks of life. The goal is to capture the work Connie accomplished for Wilderness, and exemplify her innate ability to instill a passion for Wilderness stewardship in others. Connie worked in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness as a Forest Service Wilderness Ranger, and into retirement as…

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**EXPIRED** Request for Quotation & Qualifications: Service Provider – Outreach & Interpretive Plan Writer

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are partnering with the Clearwater RC&D to complete a Historic Routes Projects. The project includes integrating digital technology with backcountry experiences on three historic routes on the Forests. These include both roads that were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and trails that have been used for millennia. The long-term goal of the project is to provide better customer service in the form of Electronic Tour Sights along Historic Routes on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests and surrounding communities. The Clearwater RC&D is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to help finalize interpretive media…

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**EXPIRED** Request for Qualifications: Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps Wilderness Trail Crew Members (2 openings)

Position Summary:  Are you up for challenging but rewarding work? Do you love the outdoors and remote places where you see few people and a lot of country? The Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps (CBYCC) is now hiring (2) 18-years old youth to assist the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests’ Wilderness Trail Crew. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to earn while you learn and be part of a team working to enhance and protect our Wilderness and natural resources. Project Location: Crews will be based out of the Fenn Ranger Station on the Selway River. Compensation and Work Schedule:…

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**EXPIRED** Request for Quotation: Electronic Tour Outreach Supplies

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are partnering with the Clearwater RC&D to implement the Historic Routes Project on the Forests. This project at its core, is to connect Forest visitors to the rich and dynamic history of the Clearwater region, particularly the Historic Routes of the region. This will be accomplished by providing enhanced outreach and interpretation on the Forests by integrating digital technology, so called Electronic Tour Sites, with remote backcountry experiences along the Historic Routes and nearby communities. The Clearwater RC&D is seeking quotations for programming Electronic Tour Sites associated with the Historic Routes Project in partnership with…

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**EXPIRED** Job Opportunity: Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps Crew Members (seasonal) (32 openings)

Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps Crew Members (seasonal) (32 openings) Position Summary: The Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps (CBYCC) is now accepting applications for our 8-week, paid summer work program. As a CBYCC crew member, you will  work on a team with other area youth to gain skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in natural resources. In this job you will spend your summer out in the woods working with partners from multiple agencies and organizations.  This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to earn while you learn and be part of a team working to enhance and protect our natural…

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**EXPIRED** Request for Qualifications: CBYCC Crew Leaders

CBYCC Crew Leaders (6 openings) Position Summary: The Clearwater Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council, Inc. and its partners are currently seeking experienced crew leaders for the Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps (CBYCC). The mission of the CBYCC is to expose youth to natural resource career opportunities and facilitate development of practical problem-solving skills while participants work alongside program and technical specialists on projects that restore aquatic and terrestrial habitat and promote healthy rural communities. The CBYCC offers local youth an opportunity to experience the outdoors in a paid work-place setting while also providing a fun learning environment and exposure…

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The Nonprofit That Helps Other Nonprofits

The Clearwater Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council, Inc. was featured on the front page of the December 5, 2018 Moscow-Pullman Daily News. We are very grateful for them to share information about how the RC&D is helping conservation efforts throughout North Central Idaho. To view the article on the Moscow-Pullman Daily News website, click here. If you or someone you know is interested in a starting a project that is rooted in sustainability, natural resource conservation, or community development, please contact Barbie Miller, RC&D Executive Director, at (208) 883-4471 or barbie@clearwaterrcd.org to see how we can assist you.

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**EXPIRED** “OneUSDA Internship” Opportunities for Summer 2019

The following information was passed along to us, and we would like to share the news with our CBYCC alumni and other interested parties. Don't miss out on these excellent internship opportunities! Deadline to apply is January 18, 2019. Hello USDA Family- Today, I am proud to announce that we are accepting applicants to our “OneUSDA Internship” opportunity for Summer 2019. Today’s students are the future of America and there are few things more American than agriculture. We’re aiming to find fresh talent, with diverse backgrounds, across all 50 states, to begin their careers as an intern with USDA As…

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‘Til the Cows Come Home: Local Youth Program Aids in Resolution for Dispute Between Federal Agency and Cattlemen’s Association
The 2018 Orofino CBYCC Crew after completing 2 miles of fence. From left; Malachi Kirk, Arden Rueben, Jacob Strahan, Christian Norman, Samuel Naden.

‘Til the Cows Come Home: Local Youth Program Aids in Resolution for Dispute Between Federal Agency and Cattlemen’s Association

A dispute between a local Cattlemen’s Association and a federal agency has been mitigated by students — more specifically, a summer youth work program called the Clearwater Basin Youth Conservation Corps. “Cows go where cows go,” says the Mason Butte Cattlemen’s Association President Roy Busch, as he describes the longstanding issues of free-range cattle roaming onto recreational land managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Ahsahka, Idaho, near the Dworshak Dam. “They have a fence line that they put in back when they constructed the dam in the ‘70s, and for the last few years they haven’t…

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