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Celebrating 50 Years of Conservation

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ORGANIZATION: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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Want to spend the day outdoors learning, exploring, and networking with rangers and refuge staff? Here is your chance! Volunteers are needed for the Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge 50th Anniversary event!

More about the event:
On October 8th, 2022, Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge is celebrating big by throwing a public birthday bash! Join us in celebrating 50 years of Conservation-Past, Present, and Future. From 1972 to today, the Refuge has provided a place of solace, exploration, and enjoyment for visitors, each and every day. Refuge staff and partners are planning a celebration with ranger walks and talks, face painting, history talks, activities, refreshments, and more! Free activities for the visiting public begin at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. For more information visit: https://www.fws.gov/.../celebrating-50-years-conservation-1

2 Shifts

  • Sat Oct 08, 2022 - 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Sat Oct 08, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 03:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Location:

1751 Grand Blvd., San Jose, CA 95002, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge is towork with diverse urban communities to inspire stewardship through educational and inclusive visitor engagement, while protecting and restoring a resilientbaylandecosystem that benefits both wildlife and people.

The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) Friends group, authorized by Congress to support the education, interpretation, and research activities of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society seeks to nurture in the public a sense of understanding, appreciation, and stewardship of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuges, their natural and cultural history, and to conserve, preserve, and restore bay lands as essential wildlife habitat.

Description

From its start in 1903, the National Wildlife Refuge System has owed its very existence to concerned citizens eager to protect America's natural resources.


More than 200 nonprofit Refuge Friends organizations support national wildlife refuges. Some work with a single refuge, some for a refuge complex or an entire state. Friends members are crucial to conserving and protecting our nation’s wildlife and teaching millions of Americans that their actions today determine the conservation legacy of tomorrow.


More than 42,000 people volunteer their time and ideas each year to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Whether they work on the land, in a visitor center or with youth, they contribute to the conservation mission that reaches back more than a century. Become a volunteer or Refuge Friend to contribute your strength on behalf of America’s natural resources.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Community, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Sat Oct 08, 2022
08:00 AM - 03:30 PM
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

1 Marshlands RoadFremont, CA 94555

(37.53152,-122.07331)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Operations
  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Commit to at least 4 hours on either morning or afternoon shift.

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