Snowy Plover Docent Training (2018)

Date & Time
05/12/2018 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Fee Information
Free
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Snowy Plover Docent Training

Point Reyes National Seashore is currently recruiting and accepting applications for Snowy Plover Docent Volunteers for the summer of 2018. Snowy Plover Docents assist park management in balancing wildlife protection and visitor recreation, specifically by helping to protect threatened Western Snowy Plovers from disturbance during the nesting season and creating awareness among park visitors on the beach and at trailheads. Docents must attend a 1-day Snowy Plover Docent training on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

Duties:

  • Staff trailhead information tables.
  • Educate visitors about the natural history and protection of the snowy plovers.
  • Monitor snowy plovers and nests near trailheads.
  • Collect scientific data on beach wildlife and visitors.

Benefits:

  • Play an important part in the conservation of a federally threatened species.
  • Add volunteer experience relevant to your field of study to your resume.
  • Learn about Point Reyes natural history.
  • Spend time outside in nature!

For more information or to apply online, visit our Snowy Plover Docent page for an application, or contact Matt Lau at 415-464-5223 or by email.

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Location:
Red Barn Classroom at Bear Valley | Map

Time:
9:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Fee Information:
Free

Contact Name:
Matt Lau

Contact Email:
e-mail us

Contact Phone Number:
415-464-4223

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

Phone:

(415) 464-5100
This number will initially be answered by an automated attendant, from which one can opt to access a name directory, listen to recorded information about the park (i.e., directions to the park; visitor center hours of operation; weather forecast; fire danger information; shuttle bus system status; wildlife updates; ranger-led programs; seasonal events; etc.), or speak with a ranger. Please note that if you are calling between 4:30 pm and 10 am, park staff may not be available to answer your call.

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