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Cosumnes River Preserve

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Cosumnes River Preserve is looking for volunteers to join our Volunteer Naturalist team!
Volunteer Naturalists help out on the weekends and during special events at the Preserve.
What exactly do they do?

- Participate in a training that teaches you about the flora, fauna, and history of Cosumnes River Preserve.
- Staff the Visitor Center on weekends (4-hour shifts), answering visitor questions and greeting them into our interpretive display room.
- Rove the hiking trails, helping visitors as needed and reporting status of trail conditions.
- Help with leading special guided hikes and paddles throughout the year.
- Host outreach tables at special events in the Greater Sacramento Area.
- Meet other awesome volunteers and build connections with locals who are also passionate about the outdoors!
- 1-year commitment encouraged, volunteering for at least one Visitor Center outreach shift a month (4 hours per month).

If you are interested or have any questions, please reach out to us! We would love to have you join our team of dedicated volunteers.

Staff contact: Saige White - whitesa@saccounty.net
About Cosumnes River Preserve
The Cosumnes River Preserve consists of over 50,000 acres of wildlife habitat and agricultural lands owned by seven land-owning Partners. The Partners include The Nature Conservancy, Bureau of Land Management, California Department of Fish & Wildlife, Sacramento County Regional Parks, Department of Water Resources, Ducks Unlimited, and the California State Lands Commission. The Preserve is centered along the Cosumnes River, its floodplains and riparian habitat. This habitat is buffered by a variety of agricultural operations. The Preserve provides numerous social, economic, and recreational benefits to local communities and to people residing in the larger Sacramento and San Joaquin areas. The habitat supports wildlife, including birds that migrate throughout the Pacific Flyway.

More opportunities with Cosumnes River Preserve

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Cosumnes River Preserve

Location:

13501 Franklin Blvd, Galt, CA 95632, US

Mission Statement

We seek to protect and enhance the habitat within the Cosumnes River Preserve project area, including riparian forest, wetland, vernal pool grassland, oak woodland, riverine, marsh, and farm habitat, in order to preserve biodiversity and benefit declining, threatened, and endangered species of wildlife and plants. We believe that effective conservation integrates the preservation of natural lands as well as agricultural lands and practices.

Description

The Cosumnes River Preserve consists of over 50,000 acres of wildlife habitat and agricultural lands owned by seven land-owning Partners. The Partners include The Nature Conservancy, Bureau of Land Management, California Department of Fish & Wildlife, Sacramento County Regional Parks, Department of Water Resources, Ducks Unlimited, and the California State Lands Commission. The Preserve is centered along the Cosumnes River, its floodplains and riparian habitat. This habitat is buffered by a variety of agricultural operations. The Preserve provides numerous social, economic, and recreational benefits to local communities and to people residing in the larger Sacramento and San Joaquin areas. The habitat supports wildlife, including birds that migrate throughout the Pacific Flyway.

Education & Literacy
Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

13501 Franklin BoulevardGalt, CA 95632

(38.26571,-121.43932)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Customer Service
  • Public Speaking
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-year commitment, volunteering at least 10 4-hour shifts per year.

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