Natural Areas Longer Term Volunteer Opportunities
Master Naturalist AssistantMaster Naturalist Assistants (MNAs) serve as an important aid to volunteer Master Naturalists (see above for description) by lending a helpful hand to all aspects of leading a field trip or activity for the public. As a MNA, you will assist with group management, props and activities. It's a great way to make a difference and meet other interested volunteers. Read the job description here. The next training will be Wednesday, May 13 and Thursday, May 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. both days. Applications are due May 1 Note: You must create an account in NatureTracker with your name and email address or login to your account. To learn more , email Sue Kenney at , or call 970-224-6118.
Adopt a Natural AreaAdopt a Natural Area volunteers take an active role in the stewardship of natural areas by doing monthly litter clean-ups. It is a great way to work outside and get to know a natural area! Time Commitment: Flexible, visit your natural area once each month. Learn more by reading the full job description and Adopt-a-Natural Area brochure.
Ready to get started? Contact Susan Schafer, , 970-416-2480 or apply online to become a volunteer. NOTE: To complete the volunteer application, you must first create a free account in NatureTracker (name, email, phone is all that is required).
Master NaturalistsMaster Naturalists are highly trained volunteer educators who share their knowledge and experience with the public. As a Master Naturalist you will experience beautiful natural areas while you learn how to lead fun, hands-on field trips. An intensive training session of about 60 hours is offered each spring. Fifty hours of volunteer service are required within two years of training. Learn more about becoming a Master Naturalist here. Interested? Read the full job description.
Sorry, applications for the 2015 training are no longer being taken. The next training will be in the spring of 2016. If you would like to be notified when the dates are set and applications are available, contact Sue Kenney, 970-224-6118.
To Request a Presentation by a Master Naturalist
Would you like to invite a volunteer Master Naturalist to work with your group? Contact Sue Kenney, 970-224-6118.