NOTICE TO OUR ADVERTISERS: Effective immediately, ad submissions must be received no later than 14 days prior to issue date, 5 p.m. Deadline for Jan. 15 issue is Jan. 1. In addition to advertising in our newspaper, all classified and display ads may be posted to our Web site for an additional 15 percent of the cost of the newspaper ad. For information, call Rita, 1-800/905-1155.

PLEASE HELP support one of America's busiest and finest eagle rehabilitation facilities. Donors of $20 or more receive journal/newsletter. 501(C)(3) nonprofit. Grounded Eagle Foundation, 278 Kraft Creek Road, Condon, MT 59826-8801 (406/754-2880).

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SUN VALLEY, IDAHO * Blaine County Citizens for Smart Growth seeks qualified individual for leadership and management of nonprofit organization. We represent the public's interest to preserve Blaine County's character, air/water quality, open space and wildlife habitat. Blaine County is in the Wood River Valley, a renowned recreation and ski area and the gateway to the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. Must have expertise in start-up organizations, fund raising, developing membership and volunteer programs. Responsible for management, budget; liaison with local governments, community, media and organization's attorney. Strong background in land-use planning and legal issues necessary. Send inquiries to: Blaine County Citizens for Smart Growth, P.O. Box 3909, Hailey, ID 83333. Or contact Marc McGregor at 208/788-8813, [email protected] or Steve Wolper at 208/788-1307, [email protected]

VOLUNTEER CARETAKERS for the spectacular, scenic Dripping Springs Natural Area, eight miles east of Las Cruces, N.M. Housing and utilities provided. Duties include opening and closing the area several days a week, helping to staff the visitor center, greeting visitors, and light maintenance. Call Mark Hakkila at 505/525-4341 or Manny Guerra at 505/525-4340, or send rŽsumŽ including references to [email protected] nm.blm.gov, snail mail to 1800 Marquess St., Las Cruces, NM 88005.

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: The Center for Biological Diversity, a dynamic organization dedicated to protecting endangered species and wild places of Western North America and the Pacific through science, policy, education and environmental law, seeks full-time Development Director with proven fund-raising/marketing experience to guide our major donor, foundation grant, direct mail, membership and special-event staff and program. Must have experience raising annual budget of greater than 1 million. Salary $35,000-$40,000 depending on experience; benefits excellent. For a full job description, visit www.biologicaldiversity. org. Send letter, rŽsumŽ to: CBD, attn: Development, P.O. Box 710, Tucson, AZ 85702. Deadline is Jan. 9.

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: Friends of the River seeks full-time director with fund-raising/marketing experience to guide major donor, foundation grant, direct mail, special-event fund raising. Competitive salary, benefits. Deadline: Open until filled. Send letter, rŽsumŽ to: FOR Development, 915 20th St., Sacramento, CA 95814.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Ranch Manager. Northern New Mexico ranch seeks progressive couple to manage ranch, including cow/calf and yearling operations; haying, equipment, vehicle, and general maintenance; building; office work; and conservation and beautification projects. 505/666-2474.

TECHNICAL SERVICES MANAGER/ SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE * Position available with Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas, a project of NCAT, a national private nonprofit organization. Based in Fayetteville, Ark., on the University of Arkansas campus. Duties: Supervisory, project oversight, management, staff development and technical project work. Qualifications: MA/MS degree horticulture, agricultural business development, pest management, agronomy, animal science or related field in agriculture. Excellent communication and computer skills, public speaking, presentation skills, planning and staff management. Contact Marlene Breese, 501/442-9824, or e-mail: [email protected] EOE, M/F/V/H.

LAW FUND * IDAHO SENIOR STAFF ATTORNEY. We are seeking a senior attorney to join in cutting-edge litigation over stream dewatering, public-lands degradation, and other natural-resource issues in Idaho and surrounding states. This is a long-term position based in Boise, that will help change the landscape of public lands and water management in the region. Join a team of three lawyers and committed clients, who enjoy working together and are passionate about our cases. Qualifications include significant litigation experience; excellent writing and advocacy skills; and willingness to join the Idaho bar. Salary is competitive with public-interest scale. Send letter, rŽsumŽ and writing sample to: Laird Lucas, Land and Water Fund of the Rockies, Idaho Office, P.O. Box 1612, Boise, ID 83701. EOE.

OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP POSITIONS * Manage 4-5 week summer conservation work crew programs in national parks and forests nationwide for high school volunteers. Proven youth leadership, camping/backpacking experience, and Wilderness First Aid (or equivalent) required, WFR preferred. WFA training available for nominal fee. Trail construction skills and environmental education experience desirable. Minimum age: 21. Salary: $300-$540 weekly DOE, travel, training provided. Contact SCA, CL Recruiting, P.O. Box 550, Charlestown, NH 03603; [email protected]; 603/543-1700; www.sca-inc.org.

SOUTHERN UTAH WILDERNESS ALLIANCE (SUWA) seeks Outreach Associate. SUWA is accepting applications for an Outreach Associate to work in Salt Lake City. Responsibilities include organizing grassroots support for America's Redrock Wilderness Act, designating 9.1 million acres in Utah as wilderness. Outreach Associate educates and organizes throughout Western United States and Utah with slide show and presentations. Outreach Associate recruits activists, organizes letter writing, coordinates phone banks, recruits citizens for Washington, D.C., trips, and organizes special events. Chosen Outreach Associate has prior knowledge of, and preferably participation in, Utah Wilderness issues or will have similar experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Health, dental and retirement benefits. Send cover letter and rŽsumŽ to: Dave Pacheco, SUWA, 1471 S. 1100 E., Salt Lake City, UT 84105. Deadline: Dec. 31.

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY, TENSLEEP PRESERVE, WYOMING. Seasonal positions open for our summer Natural History Programs and stewardship projects: Naturalist (2), Stewardship Assistant, Program Cook, Assistant Cook, Tent Camp Assistant. One Naturalist and the Stewardship Assistant may work from May 1-Oct. 15; all others June-August. Contact Tensleep Preserve, 101 Rome Hill Rd., Ten Sleep, WY 82442; 307/366-2671; [email protected] for complete job descriptions. Application deadline: Feb. 5.

INNKEEPERS WANTED: Remote southeastern Utah. Solar-powered bed and breakfast seeks team or individual for 2001 season. Salary, room and board. 877/868-4262.

THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY is seeking an experienced media person to fill the position of communications coordinator in our Northern Rockies office in Bozeman, Mont. This person will be a key member of a dynamic, creative and skilled team working to protect wilderness and wildlife in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. A bachelor's degree, five years' experience in communications, conservation and journalism is required; strong writing and verbal skills, proven track record of successful media relations is preferred. Knowledge of legislative process/public affairs background is helpful; ability to work as an effective team member is essential. Submit rŽsumŽ, cover letter, writing samples and references to: Bob Ekey, Northern Rockies Regional Director, The Wilderness Society, 105 W. Main St., Suite E, Bozeman, MT 59715. No phone calls, please.

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW * Vermont Law School, a leader in environmental law, offers a one-year master's degree in environmental law for non-lawyers and an LL.M. in environmental law for lawyers. Summer session, with 30 cutting-edge courses in environmental law and policy, is open to the public. 800/227-1395 ext. 2201 or http://elc.vermontlaw.edu.

ECOSCAPE ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN creates landscapes that combine beauty with function while working cooperatively with nature. Ecoscape's native landscape and Permaculture designs produce ecologically sustainable living environments that mimic the self-reliance, diversity and resilience of natural systems. Through design and consultation we can also help you to create wildfire mitigation and protection strategies, sustainable forestry programs, and ecological rehabilitation plans. For more info: ecoscapedesign.com, P.O. Box 704, Boulder, CO 80306, 303/447-2282.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR * The Klamath Basin Ecosystem Foundation, based in Klamath Falls, Ore., is a regional nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect, conserve and restore the natural resources of the Klamath Basin, while promoting the long-term sustainability of the region's economy. The foundation provides a unique, independent, nongovernmental forum for private leadership in addressing ecosystem restoration, water quality, endangered species, and other environmental challenges. KBEF seeks an enterprising, qualified individual to oversee administrative and fund-raising activities, as well as program development and implementation. Program opportunities include private-lands restoration and enhancement projects of all sizes as well as land-trust activities and community outreach. Competitive salary and benefits. Contact Anne Wenner, 1608 Cove Point Road, Klamath Falls, OR 97601, 541/882-1219, fax 541/884-1930; e-mail: [email protected]

BREAKTHROUGH WRITING WORKSHOP at new Sedona Creative Life Center, Feb. 24-25, 2001. Abbey biographer the instructor. 520/282-9300 or 520/292-1966 for details.

WOMEN WRITERS: Work in a secluded prairie ranch home with individual evaluations of your nonfiction or poetry by Linda Hasselstrom, writer (Feels Like Far, Lyons Press; Windbreak, Going Over East, Land Circle), poet (Bitter Creek Junction, High Plains Press; Dakota Bones), teacher, and editor. No application deadline. For selection criteria, send SASE to Windbreak House, P.O. Box 169, Hermosa, SD 57744, or leave name, mailing address at 605/255-4064.

MOUNTAIN COUNTRY! Live the good life * together. Discover your new love through Mountain/Country Singles Network, 188 A052, Estancia, NM 87016. Information: $1.00.

TWO-BEDROOM HOUSE for rent in San Francisco Bay area. Lots of light, hardwood floors, furnished and comfortable. Mid-January through March 31. Total for period: $3,400. Negotiable deposit. Call Sharon at 510/233-5331.

SOLAR COMMUNITY; Old Elam Ranch; 108 acres; off grid; 9,500 ft. ASL; 30 minutes from Telluride; solar water; winter access; great views. Below market, $465,000. Owner. Call 970/728-5019.

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