Forest Restoration

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Fernbank Museum of Natural History

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Forest Restoration

This position provides an opportunity to learn about current and future ecological restoration efforts on the Fernbank Museum of Natural History campus and help eradicate non-native invasive species. With this position volunteers will have the opportunity to learn about native woodlands and also assist with restoration activities such as removing invasive plant species and replanting native plant species in forested areas around and behind the museum.

Background and/or strong interest in restoration ecology, botany, gardening, or horticulture encouraged.

Forest Restoration Days will usually take place from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon on the second Saturday of each month, though other opportunities may arise. Once admitted, training will begin with volunteer shifts taking place in the Fernbank Forest Overlook area at various times throughout the year.

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About Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Location:

767 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, US

Mission Statement

Fernbank’s mission is to ignite a passion for science, nature and human culture through exploration and discovery.

Description

Fernbank Museum of Natural History is currently recruiting new volunteers to join us in a variety of roles within the Museum through our adult volunteer program. Volunteering with us is a great way to meet new people while serving your community at an important cultural institution in Atlanta. There is a position for every personality and age, with opportunities such as Greeter, Giant Screen Theatre Attendant, Exhibit Facilitator, Forest Restoration, and more. Volunteers give nearly 20,000 hours to Fernbank Museum a year, making it possible for us to offer a warm welcome and an educational experience to our visitors every day. In exchange for their time, volunteers are invited to social functions such as field trips, potlucks, and our annual awards brunch. Volunteers also earn Museum and Giant Screen Theatre passes to share with friends and family, and receive discounts in the Museum Store and the Fernbank Café. So join in on these exciting opportunities today!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

767 Clifton Road, NEAtlanta, GA 30307

(33.77405,-84.32787)
 

SKILLS

  • Landscaping
  • Environmental Education
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Environmental Science
  • Habitat Restoration

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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