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The Division of Natural Resources also manages areas to protect the natural and cultural resources of the county. These facilities are open daily, dawn to dusk. 

Nature at Home

We're pulling together some ideas and challenges that you can do right in your back yard. If you post your nature observations on social media, tag it! #natureathome

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Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant works for the Calvert Nature Society and the Calvert County Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Division performing administrative tasks related to programs, membership, volunteer and nature center operations. Work requires independent thought and the ability to adjust to changing environments. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of computer operation (Microsoft Office software, web-based software) and public customer service practices, Successful candidates demonstrate the ability to deal effectively with the public, maintain cash and reports, and communicate effectively in both verbally and in writing,.

TO APPLY: Email cover letter, resume and two references to info@calvertparks.org

More information (pdf)

Naturalist II

Our partner, Calvert County Parks & Recreation, Natural Resources Division, is seeking an experienced naturalist to oversee a dynamic team of staff, interns, and volunteers and coordinate formal and non-formal environmental education programs, ecological monitoring projects, and land preservation and conservation initiatives. The ideal candidate will have: broad knowledge of the ecology and natural history, preferably of Southern Maryland; proven experience managing and supervising staff and volunteers both in person and remotely; examples of habitat management of meadows, forests, and native landscaping; and involvement in local, state, and regional partnerships.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 20, 2022

APPLY ONLINE: Online applications only: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/calvert/jobs/3321963/naturalist-ii-parks-and-recreation-natural-resources?keywords=naturalist%20&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

More information (pdf)

Internships

Calvert Nature Society and Calvert County Natural Resource Division have paid internships for college juniors and seniors and recent graduates.

Positions available in Spring, Summer, and Fall

Responsibilities include:

  • Environmental programs for schools and groups 
  • Public programs
  • Wildlife monitoring projects
  • Nature center operations 
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About us

Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community. We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division. The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.

Contact us

For General Information, Event Registrations, and Facility Reservations:

CypressSwamp@calvertcountymd.gov
410-535-5327

For Volunteer Opportunities:
volunteer@calvertparks.org

Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community. We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division. The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.

Copyright Calvert Nature Society.

Mailing address: PO Box 122, Port Republic, MD 20676. info@calvertparks.org

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