Learn about the nature and culture of your local area while making friends and getting outdoors! Join us for a fun and engaging four-day naturalist training to explore topics in wildlife, history, and Chinookan Culture.
Be the friendly guide that connects people of all ages and backgrounds to the land. Work with us this spring and summer on projects with the public, connecting people of all ages and backgrounds to the outdoors while enjoying a unique natural area.
No experience needed! Volunteers do the following and more...
- Exploring trails with students during field trips
- Welcoming and orienting visitors to two Refuges in the area
- Connecting people to local culture in the Plankhouse
- Engaging people in learning during special events
We will meet four Fridays in April at both Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge (Ridgefield, WA) and at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge (Washougal, WA). Training is 10 am to 3 pm on April 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th.
Contact Park Ranger Josie Finley at 360-887-4106 or by email at Josie_Finley@fws.gov to learn more about this training series and other ways you can get involved.