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Volunteer Opportunity

Limber Pine Health Monitor

Application or Registration Deadline: 05/22/2020
Opportunity Type: Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity
Department: Parks & Open Space
Category: Open Space, Environment, and Gardening
Time Commitment & Minimum Age: Four hours per month June-August

Various Parks & Open Space properties.

Program Summary:

Limber pine is a keystone species that maintains ecosystem function and stability. It is currently being threatened by multiple agents including mountain pine beetle, dwarf mistletoe and the non-native disease, white pine blister rust.
Volunteers will help monitor limber pines to better understand these threats and contribute to appropriate management of this important species.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Collect plot and tree data at various mountain locations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Preferred education in biology, ecology, or natural sciences.

Experience working with scientific protocols desired.

Should be in good physical shape and enjoy working in the outdoors (at higher elevations), in all types of terrain.

Training Dates and Information:

One training will take place in late May or early June.


Shane Milne at smilne@bouldercounty.org or 303-678-6089.

Application Process:

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Applications are accepted through Discover Boulder County, Parks & Open Space’s volunteer management system. If you’re new to the system, you’ll need to create an account. But it’s easy and we only use your contact information to communicate about events you register for. We will never sell or give your information to a third party.