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SPOTTED LANTERN FLY INVENTORY/MONITORING VOLUNTEER

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Volunteers will assist the park's Biologist in collecting data regarding the Spotted Lanternfly (SLF), Lycorma delicatula, including but not limited to: quantity, life-cycle stage, location, etc. Volunteers will be assigned to monitor specific SLF traps on (at minimum) a weekly basis. Volunteers will be expected to hike to their assigned trap, follow given directions for emptying the traps, record SLF data, submit data via a Microsoft Form, and submit their physical data sheets to the park's Biologist. Each trap must be emptied twice a week. Each volunteer will be assigned to trap locations based on availability, interest, and the total number of volunteers involved in the project.

Volunteers may also assist with the installation, maintenance, and removal of circle traps dependent on interest and availability. Special procedures will be in place to minimize potential contact with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Start Date - 2022-05-01

End Date - 2022-09-30

Activities include: General Assistance;GIS/GPS;Natural Resources Planning;Pest/Disease Control;Weed/Invasive Species Control

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: No Housing/Amenities Available

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About National Park Service

Location:

1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, US

Mission Statement

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

Description

The U.S. National Park Service, www.nps.gov, cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. We care for more than 400 national parks and help communities preserve their historic places and open spaces.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Arts & Culture, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

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WHERE

New Castle Court House MuseumNew Castle, DE 19720

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

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