Shrub Browse Monitor
|Application or Registration Deadline:||09/15/2017|
|Project Start Date:||Sat, October 1, 2016 8:00 am|
|Project End Date:||Sun, January 1, 2017 5:00 pm|
|Opportunity Type:||Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity|
|Department:||Parks & Open Space|
|Category:||Open Space, Environment, and Gardening|
|Time Commitment or Project Date:||October 2017 through January 2018, 4 to 8 hours per month. Must be at least 18 years of age.|
Rabbit Mountain, Hall Ranch and Heil Valley Ranch.
Get trained by a wildlife biologist to track the effects of climate, fire, and deer and elk forage on shrub health at Rabbit Mountain, Hall Ranch, and Heil Valley Ranch.
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 various Parks and Open Space properties. 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 field training session on October 8, 2017.
For additional information please contact Dave Hoerath at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-678-6204.
Application deadline is September 15, 2017.
Applications are accepted through Discover Boulder County, Parks & Open Space’s new volunteer and event registration 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 volunteer opportunities and events you register for. We will never sell or give your information to a third party.