Devils Courthouse Rover Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: National Park Service

Volunteers in the Devils Courthouse Rovers Program will engage with park visitors, answering questions and sharing important information about critically imperiled resources at the site including sensitive plants and peregrine falcons. Members of the rover team will have a direct impact on preserving park resources and serving park visitors at one of the parkway's most iconic locations.


Devils Courthouse is a landmark cliff face near milepost 422.4 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The steep 200-foot tall bluff on the eastern side is a prominent in the landscape and visible from the Parkway motor road. The cliff is accessed via a .5 mile trail to the summit and has become a popular destination for locals an visitors alike.


Volunteers are asked to commit to a weekly, 3 hour shift, either 10 am-1pm or 1pm-4 pm from March 1-October 31st.

Start Date - 2024-03-04

End Date - 2025-03-03

Activities include: Conservation Education;Fish/Wildlife;Visitor Information

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: No Housing/Amenities Available

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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

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Milepost 384Asheville, NC 28803

(35.56714,-82.54376)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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