Join Greenbelt Naturalist, Don Boucher, for a morning nature walk at Bald Hill Farm. Discover the fascinating flora and fauna along the trails, including mid-summer wildflowers, butterflies, birds, and reptiles. Get up-close and personal with critters along the trail with provided hand lenses. We’ll also keep an eye out for threatened and endangered species that this conservation area helps to protect. This is a free, family-friendly walk. No RSVP is necessary.
Don Boucher is a renowned and passionate Naturalist and dedicated Greenbelt Land Trust volunteer. He, along with Lisa Millbank, promote the understanding and appreciation of local nature through their Neighborhood Naturalist program.
Location & Directions:
Meet Don at/return to the trailhead kiosk/bridge at the NW Oak Creek Drive parking lot of the Bald Hill Natural Area. You can click the map HERE for trailhead location and directions (http://therighttrail.org/trails/oak-creek-trail).
The parking lot is small, so please arrive a few minutes early to find a spot. Walking or biking encouraged!
What to bring/wear:
For questions or more information, please email Rebecca or call the Greenbelt office at (541) 752.9609
*Please note: Because we love our furry friends, we want to ensure that they (and our human friends) stay safe, so we request that you please do not bring pets on this walk.
It’s the 6th year of Greenbelt Land Trust’s Volunteer Naturalist program! Are you interested in being a Volunteer Naturalist? If you are a returning Naturalist or have always wanted to be one, now is your chance to be part of this enthusiastic and fun group for the 2018 season. Sign-up today!
-Love exploring the outdoors in Corvallis?
-Enjoy sharing your passion for nature with the public?
-Want to help your community better appreciate the natural history of Bald Hill Farm and the mission of Greenbelt Land Trust?
If you said ‘YES!’, you’re invited to attend the upcoming Volunteer Naturalist Orientation.
*To sign-up, please fill out the short form below. Your information will not be shared.
1) Volunteer Naturalist Orientation– Saturday, April 7th from 9:30 am-3:00 pm
Naturalists maintain a friendly presence at Bald Hill Farm throughout the summer, provide informal visitor outreach, and keep an eye on management issues. Participants will learn about the nuts and bolts of being a Volunteer Naturalist and receive training in the natural history of Bald Hill Farm, the mission of Greenbelt Land Trust, interpretation skills, and more. Classroom and field training will be provided. Previous experience is not necessary. Registration is limited to 25 people.
2) Complete/Update Your Volunteer Forms– additional items will be sent to you when you sign-up
3) Volunteer – 4 or more 2-hour shifts between April-July 2018 on a flexible schedule (weekends and select weekdays).
—Naturalists have the option to be Tour Guides to lead their own walks or assist guest experts in leading outings on Greenbelt lands. Tour Guides may also lend a hand in managing large groups, answering questions, and registering participants.
GOOD TO KNOW:
—Many participants volunteer as couples or families. Youth under 18 can participate when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
—Are you a Master Naturalist? Ask your instructor how to earn volunteer hours for your program.
Want to learn more about the Volunteer Naturalist Program? Please contact Elizabeth Records: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join a Greenbelt Volunteer Naturalist at Bald Hill Farm every fourth Sunday from April through August. Learn more about this iconic conservation area’s history, plants, wildlife, and more! Each walk is family-friendly and begins at 9am at the Oak Creek Drive parking lot. No RSVP required.
For more info, email Elizabeth or call 541.752.9609.
DO YOU: Love exploring the outdoors here in Corvallis?
Enjoy sharing your enthusiasm for nature with the public?
Want to help your community better appreciate the natural history of Bald Hill Farm and the mission of Greenbelt Land Trust?
If you said YES, you’re invited to explore our Volunteer Naturalist program! Naturalists maintain a friendly presence on Bald Hill Farm throughout the summer, provide informal outreach for visitors and keep an eye on management issues. No previous experience needed, though the program is popular with Oregon Master Naturalist participants.
1.) VOLUNTEER NATURALIST ORIENTATION & TRAINING – Saturday March 26, 9-3:30
Registration is limited to 20 people, sign up HERE! Participants will learn about the nuts and bolts of being a Volunteer Naturalist and receive training in the natural history of Bald Hill Farm, the mission on Greenbelt Land Trust, interpretation skills and more. Classroom and field field training will be provided.
2) COMPLETE OR UPDATE VOLUNTEER PAPERWORK – items will be sent when you sign up!
3.) VOLUNTEER – 4 or more 2-hours shifts between April-July 2016 on a flexible schedule (weekends and select weekdays).
NEW ACTIVITY: TOUR GUIDES – Naturalists have the option to be Tour Guides and assist guest experts in leading walks on Greenbelt’s lands. Tour Guides help manage large groups, answer questions, and register participants. Please check the box below to learn more!
GOOD TO KNOW:
–Many participants volunteer as a family, youth 0-17 can join in when accompanied by a parent or guardian!
–Are you a Master Naturalist? Ask your instructor how to earn volunteer hours for your program!
–Want to learn more about the Volunteer Naturalist Program? Please contact Elizabeth Records: email@example.com or 541-752-9609