Trail Upkeep Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

At the Refuge we strive to keep the trails up to a high standard so everyone feels welcome and comfortable hiking on them. This volunteer position performs all aspects of trail maintenance and construction.


Examples of work include: mowing grass; clearing brush and fallen logs from trail corridor; trimming overhanging brush; picking up litter; constructing boardwalk and new segments of trail; and performing restoration on abandoned or heavily impacted sections of trail. This work requires heavy physical labor in natural areas and in challenging environments. Participants must be in good physical condition.


Age Requirement: Age 16 years old and up (all minors must be accompanied by a guardian). For safety purposes, minors will never be allowed to work alone or with just one other volunteer, unless it is their guardian. Minors are not permitted to drive refuge vehicles.

Start Date - 2023-02-06

End Date - 2024-02-06

Activities include: Construction/Maintenance;Fish/Wildlife;Trail/Campground Maintenance

Difficulty_Level: Not Difficult

Hosts Housing Amenities: No Housing/Amenities Available

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Children & Youth, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5437 West Jefferson Ave.Trenton, MI 48183

(42.11508,-83.18688)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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