Brevard County Commission Seeking Volunteer Scientists to Help Resolve Environmentally Endangered Land

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deadline for submissions is Friday, January 22

The Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) Program is seeking volunteers to serve on the Selection and Management Advisory Committee.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands (EEL) Program is seeking volunteers to serve on the Selection and Management Advisory Committee.

The committee serves as an expert scientific advisory committee to the County Commission and staff on all issues involving the acquisition and management of environmentally endangered lands acquired under the EEL Program.

The Environmentally Endangered Lands Program was initially created by Brevard County voters in a 1990 referendum. The Program was established to provide a funding mechanism for the long-term management of a nature sanctuary network in Brevard County.

Applicant qualifications:

■ Four-year post-secondary academic degree (B.S. or equivalent) or a minimum of 6 years of demonstrated professional expertise in biological or environmental sciences.
■ Demonstrated knowledge of Brevard County ecosystems and conservation land management techniques.
■ Brevard County resident.
■ Two-year appointment.
■ Willing to attend meetings in-person.

Interested individuals may obtain a Committee Member Application and submit this application along with their resume by email to Mike Knight, Program Manager. Applications may be mailed to the EEL Program Office at 91 East Drive, Melbourne, FL 32904.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, January 22 at 5 pm.

For additional information on committee member responsibilities please contact the EEL Program Office or call 321-255-4466.

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