Summit County’s Friends of the Dillon Ranger District call for volunteers
PROJECTS AND EVENTS OPEN TO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
5: Returning ranger patrol training
18: Forest clean-up day
30: Legacy forest comedy show
31: Legacy forest tree planting
1: Ranger patrol training
2: Returning ranger patrol training
3: Twilight project - Frisco
3: Guided educational hike
6: Seniors forest restoration project
7: National trails day
10: Twilight project - Frisco
10: Guided educational hike
17: Twilight project - Frisco
17: Guided educational hike
18: Peaks Trail system (Breckenridge)
18: Doo Wop Denny fundraiser
19: Peaks Trail system (Breckenridge)
20: Shrine Mountain Trail
21: Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour
21: Golden Horseshoe Trail system
22: Blue Ribbon Bacon Tour
24: Twilight project - Frisco
24: Guided educational hike
28: Soda Creek Trail system
For more projects and events scheduled through September, visit fdrd.org.
Friends of the Dillon Ranger District is looking for help as it kicks off its 2014 volunteer season.
The nonprofit partners with the Dillon Ranger District, which manages the White River National Forest land that makes up three-fourths of Summit County, to inspire ecological stewardship.
The organization is looking for committed, passionate volunteers to join the Forest Stewards Program in any of the following initiatives:
Ranger patroller: Hike your favorite trails, or host a popular trailhead, in a Forest Service volunteer uniform to educate trail users. Applications due May 23 and training date scheduled for June 1.
Crew leader: Gain new skills and lead groups during trail and service projects. Applications due May 23. Training date to be determined.
Forest monitoring program: Help document current forest conditions and how they are changing to address forest health issues. This is a partner program with the Forest Health Task Force. Training dates May 24 and 28.
If you can’t commit to the Forest Steward Program but still want to help, check out the organization’s online calendar this summer at fdrd.org and register for one of the one-day projects.
For more information or to apply, visit fdrd.org or contact Scott Fussell, program manager, at 970-262-3449 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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