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Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge

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Do you enjoy mother nature and are interested in learning more? Do you enjoy outdoor recreation, bird watching, identifying plants and animals, and supporting conservation? Do you enjoy volunteering your time? If so, this program is for you!

The Idaho Master Naturalist program is an adult education and volunteer program with the aim to "develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to actively work toward the stewardship of Idaho’s natural environment." This new chapter would be centered around learning about SW Idaho’s natural resources. Master Naturalists attend 40 hours of educational programming, field trips, and hands-on experiences. They also have to submit 40 hours of volunteer work toward conservation in one year for certification.

If you are interested in becoming a member of this chapter, please contact us at deerflat@fws.gov or (208) 467-9278 and attend our first meeting on February 7th at 1pm at the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center.

Registration fee is $100 with $50 refunded upon completion of the certification.

For more information about the program, visit the Deer Flat Chapter - Idaho Master Naturalist Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DeerFlatMasterNaturalists/?ref=br_rs

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About Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge

Location:

13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa, ID 83686, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System is to work with others, to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Description

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, founded by President Theodore Roosevelt on February 25, 1909, is one of the oldest refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS).

Managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the System preserves a network of lands and waters set aside for the conservation and management of the nation's fish, wildlife, and plant resources for the benefit of present and future generations.

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge needs your talents, enthusiasm, and time! If you appreciate and are concerned about the refuge and its wildlife, then consider becoming a refuge volunteer.

WHEN

Fri Feb 07, 2020 - Fri May 15, 2020
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge13751 Upper Embankment RoadNampa, ID 83686

(43.56087,-116.66629)
 

SKILLS

  • Networking
  • Adult Education
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 40 hours of classes and 40 hours of volunteering

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