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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Wanted: Wood Turtle Field Volunteer
Organization: Clean Annapolis River Project
Location: Annapolis County & Kings County, Nova Scotia

Training Session
Wood Turtle Volunteer Training

  • When: Sunday April 15, 1:30-3:00 PM
  • Where: Wilmot Community Hall, 13972 Highway 1

New and returning volunteers welcome.

Free. No experience required.

Youth welcome; anyone under the age of 12 should have a parent or care taker present.

Agenda items:

  • Introduction to the program
  • How to ID NS turtles
  • Animal care protocol
  • Field survey methods overview, including visual surveys and nesting surveys
  • Review of data cards and data entry
  • Introduction to the new species at risk reporting App
  • Equipment use
  • Field scheduling
  • Bonus* ribbon snake survey opportunities

**Field volunteer kits and data cards will be available for distribution

Who are these volunteer opportunities suitable for?

  • People who enjoy exploring outdoors (sometimes in muddy, bushy habitats)
  • Students looking to develop new field skills
  • Nesting surveys are suitable for individuals with mobility issues
  • Wildlife lovers
  • Individuals looking for physical volunteer opportunities
  • Community members or property owners who live with or near wood turtles

We are looking for volunteers who will be willing to work independently once they have gained enough experience, but we also have opportunities to work with project staff or seasoned volunteers.

Please register in advance if possible by contacting Katie McLean:
katiemclean@annapolisriver.ca
(902)-532-7533 ext. 6

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GoodWork ID: 45004       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Apr 3 2018