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See nature in a whole new light - become a Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) Vo...

Volunteer in The Santa Monica Mountains – FREE Naturalist Training

August 27th, 2014

Location: 2600 Franklin Canyon Drive Beverly Hills CA 90210
Duration: Multiple Days
First Day : Aug 27, 2014
Last Day: Sep 18, 2014

See nature in a whole new light – become a Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) Volunteer Naturalist! As a Volunteer Naturalist, you have the opportunity to lead school children on outdoor, educational hikes, host the nature center, or facilitate your own public programs.
r Our Volunteers are a vital and valued resource, whom we acknowledge throughout the year with various special events, newsletters, field trips, continued training, and more!
r The training is FREE and covers hikes, natural history pertinent to the Santa Monica Mountains, and general topics, such as birds, trees and wildlife. You will also receive our Volunteer Naturalist handbook and CPR certification. Bring a lunch and prepare to be inside and outside in any weather. Here are just a few of the exciting things you will learn:
r Principles of Interpretation, Working with Park Visitors, Trail Safety and Emergency Procedures, Trail Activities, Environmental Education, Learning Styles, Working with Youth, Program Development and Techniques, Geology, Mediterranean Ecosystem, Watersheds, Fire Ecology, Plants, Cultural Resources, Wildlife Corridors

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Every Wednesday and Thursday

10am - 3pm

Tags: animals, art, at-risk youth, education, environment, sustainability, youth

Contact Person: Toya Jervay

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Contact Phone Number: 3108587272x115

Organization: Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority

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