Are you interested in being a Volunteer Naturalist with Greenbelt Land Trust? It’s that time of year to sign-up! 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.
-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 & Training– Sunday, April 2nd from 9:30 am-3:30 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 on 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– items will be sent when you sign-up!
3) Volunteer – 4 or more 2-hour shifts between April-July 2017 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.