||Propagate perennials in the garden via cuttings and seed gathering. Document propagation species, timing and protocol.
||Introductory workshop and ongoing as new plants need propagating
||June-August. 1-3 hours per week
||Assist in planting and maintaining the outdoor gardens including tasks such as transplanting, watering, weeding, pruning, collecting and cleaning seeds.
||Flexible hours mid May through mid September
||Work in the horticulture greenhouse maintaining a large collection of ornamental flowering and foliage plants, propagating plants, assisting in greenhouse research, fertilizing and organic pest control. Opportunities are limited in 2012. Our greenhouse space is only half useable (the bottom level has no ventilation and other environmental controls).
||Introductory workshop and ongoing as needed
||3.5 hours one day each week March -May
||We are not too bashful to ask for assistance when we need it. Due to recent budget cuts, we need people who are are willing to help organize events, think up creative ways to get donations, talk to people about donating, write grants... and then get it done!
||Introductory workshop, lots of hands on learning
||Variable hours year round
||Assist in re-organizing and maintaining a collection of books and publications relating to horticulture. Update database library materials.
||Individual training as necessary
||Assist with leading school groups on educational programs in the garden.
||Introductory workshop and Educational programs workshop
||On an as-needed basis for scheduled school groups. Usually a 2 hour commitment on scheduled days.
|University Credit for Work Experience
||Earn college credit for work experience in certain programs of the botanical garden by completing an independent study program called Horticulture Practicum.
||Lots of one-on-one training with faculty and staff
||Credits vary with time commitment but generally involve 60 hours total for each credit. Inquire for details.
|The University of Alaska Fairbanks Georgeson Botanical Garden PO Box 757200, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775 (907)474-7222 firstname.lastname@example.org