Prince William Forest Park is an oasis, a respite of quiet and calm. In 1936, Chopawamsic Recreation Area opened its gates to house children's 'relief' camps during the Great Depression. Renamed Prince William Forest Park in 1948, these fragrant woods and trickling streams have welcomed generations of campers, hikers, bikers and nature lovers. Come discover Northern VA's best kept secret!
You will identify and inventory non-native and native invasive species, eradicate invasive species through mechanical and chemical treatment, survey invasive plant sites with a GPS unit. Using GIS and database software, you will develop maps, educational products, and planning documents; all for use by park managers and the public. In addition, you will work with researchers on other conservation projects, including forest restoration/reclamation projects, water-quality, stream assessments, vegetation inventories, and revegetation programs.