QDMA Welcomes Fall 2019 Conservation Interns

QDMA recently welcomed two new interns for the fall semester. Leah Bell and Jaden Bjorklund join the Conservation Department under Director Kip Adams.

leah_bell.jpg“We are very pleased to welcome both Leah and Jaden as the next installment of Conservation Interns to the QDMA,” said Matt Ross, QDMA Assistant Director of Conservation. “They both bring a strong yet diverse set of skills to the table for us, and we’re really looking forward to offering them each real-world opportunities in the workplace related to wildlife management, conservation and our hunting heritage.”

Bell is currently a Senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point seeking a bachelor’s degree in wildlife ecology and management. She has served as a teaching assistant, a freelance writer for Deer & Deer Hunting magazine, as well as a wildlife technician for the Arizona Game and Fish Department.

jaden_bjorklund.jpgBjorklund is a recent graduate of Saint John’s University in Minnesota where he played football and majored in environmental studies. He has experience working as a forestry intern, a student land manager for the university, and as an operations coordinator intern for a topsoil company.

Both Bell and Bjorklund will serve as QDMA interns from July 1 through December 31, 2019. Future internship opportunities with QDMA will be posted on the Employment Page.