Deadline extended: Native American Research Assistantship

Week-old bison (Bison bison) stay close to their moms at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie.
Credit: U.S. Forest Service

The deadline to submit applications for 2022 Native American Research Assistantships has been extended to Jan. 31, 2022. To apply, please download an application form.

Research projects currently slated to be available for 2022 assistantships include:

  1. A Delicate Balance: Supporting white-tailed deer (waawaashkeshi) habitat and forest sustainability on Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) lands
  2. Bison grazing and grassland birds: Evaluating prairie restoration on the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
  3. Long-term monitoring of treated and untreated Mexican spotted owl (Strix occidentalis lucida) territories on tribal lands

This program is facilitated by The Wildlife Society and the U.S. Forest Service, a Premier Partner of TWS.

Read more about this year’s program and application process here.


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