The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) is a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. The statutory purpose of the Museum is to acquire, preserve, and exhibit works of art for the education and enjoyment of the people of the State, and to conduct programs of education, research, and publication designed to encourage an interest in and an appreciation of art on the part of the people of the State [GS 140-5.12]. The state's art collection spans more than 5,000 years, from ancient Egypt to the present, making it one of the premier art museums in the Southeast. With a 164-acre campus, the museum also has the distinction of being the nation's largest art museum park with an extensive trail system that connects to the 63-mile Capital Area Greenway through the city of Raleigh. Facilities include two main museum buildings, a large outdoor performing arts facility, parking lots, bike trails, and greenways.
Description of work
Project Objective: Complete a master plan to direct the management of non-native invasive plant species within the 48-acre forested portion of the Museum Park.
Major Tasks to be Performed:
Final Product or Outcome Anticipated: An Invasive Species Management Plan that will be used as a living document to guide invasive species control in the Museum Park. This document will also be used to secure funding to support the monitoring and treatment of the invasive plant species identified in the management plan. Intern will complete a presentation of their findings to interested stakeholders.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Closing date and time: 3/2/2018 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time
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