Shrub Browse Monitor
|Application or Registration Deadline:||10/16/2022|
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Department:||Parks & Open Space|
|Category:||Open Space, Environment, and Gardening|
|Time Commitment & Minimum Age:||Two, half-day monitoring shifts between Oct. 2022 and Jan. 2023. Must be 18 or older.|
Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain
Get trained by a wildlife biologist to track the effects of climate, fire, and deer and elk forage on shrub health at Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain.
The information gathered helps determine how to best manage the land for ecological health and wildlife habitat.
|Duties and Responsibilities:||
Work in the field monitoring shrub for evidence of activity by elk and deer at Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain. Volunteers will measure the year’s annual growth on the growing stems of the plants, as well as measure the overall plant height and condition.
Volunteers will work in pairs.
|Qualifications and Requirements:||
|Training Dates and Information:||
There will be a half-day field training session on Oct. 30.
For additional information please contact Dave Hoerath at email@example.com or 303-678-6204.
Application deadline is Oct. 16, 2022.
If you are an existing Parks & Open Space volunteer, please contact Dave Hoerath and let him know you would like to apply for the volunteer opportunity.