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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Laguna Atascosa NWR seeks RV volunteers! As the resident volunteers, you would provide orientation, interpretation, and answer questions. You would cover Refuge topics including local natural and cultural resources, safety precautions, rules and regulations, recreational opportunities, and area services. You would also assist staff with operations and maintenance of facilities, including cleaning bathrooms, emptying trash containers, ensuring refuge is free of litter, invasive species removal, clerical work, and other more complex projects within your abilities. You may also be asked to help with special events both on- and off-site.


Start Date - 2021-09-30

End Date - 2022-09-30

Activities include: Conservation Education;Construction/Maintenance;General Assistance;Planning Office/Clerical;Trail/Campground Maintenance;Visitor Information;Weed/Invasive Species Control

Difficulty_Level: Average

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About U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Location:

5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: NWRS Visitor Services, Bailey’s Crossroads, VA 22041, US

Mission Statement

Working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

Description

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the premier government agency dedicated to the conservation, protection, and enhancement of fish, wildlife and plants, and their habitats. We are the only agency in the federal government whose primary responsibility is the conservation and management of these important natural resources for the American public.


The agency includes both the National Wildlife Refuge System and the National Fish Hatchery System.

The Service's origins date back to 1871 when Congress established the U.S. Fish Commission to study the decrease in the nation’s food fishes and recommend ways to reverse that decline. (More on our history below.) Today, we are a diverse and largely decentralized organization, employing about 8,000 dedicated professionals working out of facilities across the country.

Children & Youth
Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Los Fresnos, TX 78566

(26.07174,-97.47637)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Monday;Tuesday;Wednesday;Thursday;Friday

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