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Become a Volunteer Forest Ranger? Deschutes National Forest Volunteer Info Night

Friday, March 10, 2017, 2:00 AM - 3:30 AM

Want to Help Your Forest? Become a Volunteer Ranger
Volunteer Information Night highlights upcoming volunteer opportunities

BEND –The Deschutes National Forest in partnership with the non-profit stewardship organization, Discover Your Forest, is hosting a Volunteer Information Night on Thursday, March 9th. Volunteers are needed to support educational and interpretive programs at Newberry National Volcanic Monument, Mt Bachelor, and Wilderness Trailheads and more. Come learn about Volunteering on the Deschutes National Forest!

The Volunteer Recruitment event will be held on Thursday, March 9th, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Deschutes National Forest, Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District, 63095 Deschutes Market Road, in Bend. The event is focused on recruiting volunteers to serve as Rangers and Trailhead Stewards; however, people interested in other volunteer opportunities are encouraged to attend the event.

Volunteer Rangers represent the U.S. Forest Service at Lava Lands Visitor Center, Lava River Cave, Lava Butte, Paulina Visitor Center, Mt Bachelor, Wilderness Trailheads, and other locations on the Forest. Duties include delivering formal interpretive talks, providing visitor services to people accessing the Forest, assisting in Junior Ranger programs and providing guided hikes and tours. Volunteers are provided uniforms and training. Volunteers who serve as Rangers are asked to commit to at least 1 day per week from early May to Sept 30th, 2017.

Please RSVP and/or for more information, contact Stacey Cochran, Discover Your Forest Community Engagement Director, at stacey.cochran@discovernw.org or 541-383-5530.

Phone: (541) 383-5530
Event url: www.discoveryourforest.org

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63095 Deschutes Market Road
Bend, OR 97701

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