You can become an environmental warrior in your own backyard.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is offering a special opportunity to students looking for summer employment that will make a difference in Muskoka. Ministry rep Jolanta Kowalski says the Stewardship Ranger position comes with a variety of responsibilities.

Kowalski says the program runs eight weeks and student employees can work in places like Huntsville or Parry Sound on these special natural resource management duties. She says this is also a great opportunity for students interest in pursuing a government career to get a better taste of what could be in store for them.

The closing date to apply for this position is April 27th and you can find out how to get your resume in here.