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The North Carolina Natural Heritage Program maintains the official inventory of the natural heritage resources of North Carolina. The program classifies the natural communities and tracks rare species and rare natural communities in the state. These rare species and natural communities are the focus of biodiversity conservation efforts. NCNHP maintains a database of specific locations based on natural area surveys conducted by staff as well as data contributed from the scientific community, published literature, and specimen records.

Environmental Specialist I (Entomologist)

The position is a short-term grant-funded temporary position to survey for and document rare terrestrial insects and their habitat, specifically the Appalachian Grizzled Skipper butterfly from late March to April 2023. The work involves daytime outdoor field surveys. The entomologist will record locations of Appalachian Grizzled Skipper and appropriate habitat and provide this data to the NC Natural Heritage Program during the term of employment.

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