Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Volunteer Positions:

  • 7/31-8/2 Maroon Bells – Trail Restoration at Maroon Bells. Join us for one or two days of trail restoration work along the spectacular four-pass loop. This ever-popular trail can be difficult to maintain due to its distance from trailheads and high amount of use. Volunteers will be completing trail maintenance tasks to stabilize surfaces and minimize erosion, creating a more enjoyable experience for trail users and reducing habitat damage. Registration is limited. Wilderness Workshop
  • 8/21-23 Hay Park – Hay Park Backpacking Trail Restoration. Join us for two days of trail restoration work in the Hay Park area near Carbondale. Volunteers will be camping at high elevation near the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness and working to restore a Wilderness trail to its natural state. Wilderness Workshop
  • 9/12 Lime Park – Lime Park Barbed-Wire Fence Removal. Help us remove old barbed wire fencing to allow animals to move freely across important elk and deer habitat. Remnants of decades-old grazing operations, these fence lines now deteriorate and fragment wildlife habitat. Wilderness Workshop
  • 9/12 Pitkin County – Pitkin County Barbed-Wire Fence Removal. Help us remove old barbed wire fencing to allow animals to move freely across important elk and deer habitat. Vestiges of decades-old grazing operations, these disused fence lines now deteriorate and fragment wildlife habitat. Wilderness Workshop
  • 9/19 Rifle, CO – Defiende – Proyecto de restauración, reforestación de pino abeto azul. ¡Únete a Wilderness Workshop y al Servicio Forestal para celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana! En nuestro primer Proyecto de Restauración de Defiende, los voluntarios tendrán la oportunidad de plantar pequeñas plántulas de pino abeto azul a lo largo de Beaver Creek para reforestar un área dañada. Además de plantar, los participantes también pueden aprender sobre temas como tierras públicas, biología y cambio climático. El trabajo voluntario será apropiado para niños de 4 años en adelante, ¡así que traiga a toda la familia para que se una a nosotros en un hermoso día a lo largo del arroyo! El desayuno y la cena serán proporcionados por Wilderness Workshop, pero los voluntarios deberán traer un “snack”. Este proyecto será bilingüe. Wilderness Workshop
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Rocky Mountain Wild. Whether your experience is in marketing, graphic design, writing, research, fundraising, data entry, biology/ecology, law/case help, special events, or something else, we could use your help! Rocky Mountain Wild
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Wildlife Protection Solutions. With more eyes on more of our cameras, we’ll have a better chance of protecting the many thousands of wild animals by catching any potential poaching activity. Get the wpsWatch app. Wildlife Protection Solutions
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with The Humane Society of the United States Animal Rescue Team. Animal rescue volunteers work with the Animal Rescue Team to help save animals who are the victims of illegal animal cruelty and natural disasters. Whether an out of control hoarder or dogfighting operation, or hurricane or puppy mill, animal rescue volunteers travel from all corners of the country to assist in the on-going care of dogs, cats and other animals who have been rescued from harm. The Humane Society
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Boulder County Parks and Open Space as a Seamstress or Tailor. Boulder County Parks and Open Space is looking for experienced seamstresses and tailors to help create period clothing for our cultural history programs. Volunteer demonstrators wear these period-appropriate clothes during events at Walker Ranch Homestead where they demonstrate the chores and activities of a working ranch in the late 1800s. Boulder County Parks and Open Space
  • Ongoing – Volunteer with Jefferson County and become a Certified Native Plant Master Volunteer! Take your knowledge to the next level and become a certified Native Plant Master volunteer. As a NPM volunteer, your role is to educate others at your current job or volunteer position. Jefferson County

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