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Dune Ecosystem Restoration Team (D.E.R.T.)

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FRIENDS OF THE DUNES

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Join our Dune Ecosystem Restoration Team (DERT) in removing non-native, invasive plants from our coastal dunes environments in order to make room for more natural diversity. To learn more about common invasive plants in the dunes, visit our Science & Nature page.

DERT Workdays take place twice a month:

​- Humboldt Coastal Nature Center, Every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am to 1 pm

- BLM's Ma-le'l Dunes South, Every 3rd Sunday of the month from 10 am to 1 pm


Our goal is to promote native diversity while engaging community members in the stewardship of coastal environments through the hand removal of invasive plants. No prior knowledge is required, snacks and training in plant identification and removal practices will be provided. Please wear a mask, closed-toed shoes, and bring water. COVID-19 vaccinations are required.

1 Shift

  • 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
    Every 2nd Saturday
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About FRIENDS OF THE DUNES

Location:

PO BOX 186, ARCATA, CA 95518, US

Mission Statement

Friends of the Dunes is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization​ dedicated to conserving the natural diversity of coastal environments in Humboldt County, California, through community supported education and stewardship programs.

Description

Friends of the Dunes (FOD) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been involving the community in the conservation of coastal environments since 1982. Based in Humboldt County California, FOD is best known for coastal ecosystem restoration, education programs and guided walks. In its role as a land trust, FOD has acquired 118 acres of coastal dune property now known as the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center (HCNC).

​GOALS

  • Provide community education that fosters understanding and appreciation and inspires conservation

  • Build community-based restoration programs that serve to maintain and enhance the natural diversity of coastal environments

  • Conserve strategically located coastal properties through conservation easements and land acquisition to ensure that land use is consistent with the ecological values of native coastal dune systems

  • Develop an effective and efficient organization capable of conserving coastal environments in perpetuity

Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

220 Stamps LaneArcata, CA 95521

(40.85729,-124.16313)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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