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Assist with the removal of derelict wire crab traps from coastal bays on February 22, 2020. Unload vessels and drop off traps at specific sites. Need to be willing to get wet and muddy. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Minors with adult supervision allowed to participate.
Program: Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program
Contact Person: Holly Grand
Contact Phone: (361) 825-3993
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Assist with the removal of derelict wire crab traps from coastal bays on February 22nd, 2020. Unload vessels and drop off traps at specific sites. Need to be willing to get wet and muddy. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Minors with adult supervision allowed to participate.
NOTE: **ABK DOES NOT HAVE PARK HOST opportunities at this time.**Position-Site Assistant, Supervisor- Site Superintendent, Responsibilities-Various Plant and Animal Surveys, Fence Repair, Brush Clearing, Site Cleanup, Program Development, Outreach Events, Grounds Maintenance, Preparations for Future Public Opening of Site Requirements-Pass Criminal Background Check, Desired Qualifications-Commitment to Conserving and Managing Natural/Cultural Resources, Use of Various Tools and Equipment, Comfortable Speaking with Public, Natural/Cultural History Knowledge, Support for TPWD's Mission Time Required-Open, Training-Orientation
Program: Albert and Bessie Kronkosky State Natural Area
Contact Person: James Rice
Contact Phone: (853) 548-9622
This opportunity is for Ambassador Alumni to log all volunteer hours after the successful completion of their Ambassadorship.
Program: Ambassador Program
Contact Person: Louisa Torrance
Contact Phone: (512) 550-8425
Big Bend Ranch State Park is now a Gold-tier Dark Sky Park recognized by the International Dark Sky Association. This designation means that the night sky over BBRSP has not been affected by light pollution and is dark enough to see astronomical features such as the Milky Way that can no longer be seen in many urban areas. In an effort to monitor the quality of the night sky at the park, we are looking for amateur and/or professional astronomers and astrophotographers to observe and document the sky from various locations in the park.
Volunteers will adopt a location and take observations or images once or twice a year. Observations and images will be used to monitor sky quality and used in public programs to raise awareness about light pollution and the importance of natural dark skies.Camp fees and/or park entrance fees may be waived for volunteers who sign up and provide the park with observations and/or images. All data will be appropriately managed and credited if presented to the public.
Program: Barton Warnock Visitor Center
Contact Person: Amber Harrison
Contact Phone: (432) 424-3327
Volunteer to help the Bonham team keep the park looking great and offering programs to our visitors. Help is needed in every aspect of the park's operations; from maintaining the parks grounds and facilites to presenting interpretive programs on the park. Contact the park staff for details and any questions. *No Campsite Included*
Program: Bonham State Park
Contact Person: Jason Schooley
Contact Phone: (903) 583-5022
(If you are interested in hosting please apply for our separate hosting opportunity. If you are interested in maintenance only, please see that opportunity.)*Volunteer training dates for 2019 will be announced.*Volunteering involves customer service, formal interpretation (present programs/hikes), informal interpretation (staffing nature center and roving trails on weekends/holidays), operation of non-profit gift shop, minimum hourly requirements, flexible schedule, training required.Visit: www.brazosbend.org for complete information
Program: Brazos Bend State Park
Contact Person: Montse Canedo
Contact Phone: (979) 553-5101 x0
Assist park staff with resource management projects. Duties may include: Trail Maintenance and ProjectsSpotlight Deer Surveys Bat Counts Weed Management
Program: Colorado Bend State Park
Contact Person: Amanda Parsons
Contact Phone: (325) 628-3240
Do you have a passion for nature and the outdoors?If you enjoy talking and learing about nature and being outside in the beautiful San Felipe Creek this opporunity is for you! Work with park interpreter to present interpretive programs and instruction that will engage students in learning and caring for nature. As an Outreach Volunteer you will be able to share your passion by assisting with:Leave No Trace, Fishing 101, Aquatic Science, Aquatic Wild, Native Plant and Wildlife Identification.We are hoping to have several events in Del Rio,Texas. We will have about 50 students at each event, will divide the lesson/talks/presentation to about 10-12 students per presenation and rotate them from one presenter to another.
Program: Devils River State Natural Area-North Unit
Contact Person: Nora Padilla
***This is NOT a park host position.***Please select Dinosaur Valley SP- Park Host- 2019 for host positionsVolunteers play a vital role in the conservation and stewardship of Texas' natural and cultural resources. Join the rangers of Dinosaur Valley State Park and play your part in providing a rewarding experience for our guests.A Volunteer field ranger has various duties that include, but are not limited to: trash pickup, fire-ring maintenance, minor construction projects, vehicle repair, trail maintenance, mowing, gardening, tree assessments, site checks, Interpretive programs, and assisting office front office staff.
Program: Dinosaur Valley State Park
Contact Person: Asa Vermeulen
Contact Phone: (254) 897-4588
Assisting the park with mowing, invasive plant removal, and trail maintenance. You will need to be approved to work with equipment and chemical spraying before alowing to work.
Program: Galveston Island State Park
Contact Person: Kyle O'Haver
Contact Phone: (409) 737-1222
Garner State Park is looking for individuals interested in managing and maintaining the park's unique resources. Specifically, people who love nature! This position is open to both local volunteers seeking service hours or park hosts for 1 to 6 months. For hosts, we'll provide you with a full hookup site (50 amp) in exchange for 24 hours of volunteer work per week.Duties for this opportunity would be maintaining the park's bird blind (watering, planting and pruning trees, daily cleaning and feeding as well as creating and maintaining a natural environment for bird viewing); Watering park trees; Maintaining the native garden. Leading interpretive hikes/nature walks. Assisting with and developing interpretive programsVolunteers may help with some or all duties of this position.
Program: Garner State Park
Contact Person: Shaylee Burns
Contact Phone: (830) 834-0419
Come be a volunteer at Goliad State Park where you can assist the park with various opportunities depending on your interest and experience. Special skills are highly desired. Program opportunities include: - Assisting with and the conduction of interpretive programs including bird walks, wildflower walks, history tours, etc. - Maintenance of the Wildlife Viewing Blind and Bird Feeding Program. - Greeting people at Mission Espiritu Santo and Zaragoza Birthplace. - Maintenance of interpretive exhibits and materials. - Assisting with special events. - Maintenance of park flower beds. - Demonstrating Spanish Colonial Lifeways, such as spinning, weaving, and blacksmithing. Criminal Background Check required. Must be 17 years old or accompanied by an adult and be able to volunteer five hours each month.*Does not include park hosting opportunities. See Park Host (Maintenance) or Park Host (Interpretation/Education).
Program: Goliad State Park
Contact Person: Emily Byrd
Contact Phone: (361) 645-3405
Assist with management and monitoring of natural and cultural resources.If you sign up, you will receive email notifications and details about upcoming projects and instructions for how to sign up to help.
Program: Government Canyon State Natural Area
Contact Person: Theresa Edwards
Contact Phone: (210) 688-9055 x2002