Youth Forest Monitoring Program
YFMP is a 7-week summer internship for high school students. Participants explore hands-on forest ecology, supplement forest health analysis, engage in stewardship projects, and discover a variety of natural resource careers. The framework includes 1 week of training by forest scientists, 5 weeks of field monitoring and stewardship projects, and 1 week of final research with a written report and oral presentation as a final product.
Open to students entering grades 9-12 who are in good academic standing and/or have shown ability and interest in the natural sciences