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September 4, 2007 > Volunteer orientation at wildlife refuge

Volunteer orientation at wildlife refuge

Prospective, new, and experience volunteers are invited to our Volunteer Orientations. This is a new program intended to expose volunteers to the many refuges that make up the San Francisco Bay Wildlife Refuge Complex, showcase the diverse volunteer opportunities, and offer training on a variety of topics. Orientations will be held approximately every other month on Saturday afternoons at the Visitor Center in Fremont.

Fall Schedule:

Saturday, September 8
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
General orientation followed by a guided tour of the Native Plant Nursery with our volunteer nursery supervisor, June Smith.

Saturday, November 10
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
General orientation followed by a teambuilding session led by Tia Glagolev.

Future orientations are tentatively scheduled for January, March and May. Topics include: Interpretation, Visitor Center Desk Operations, Basic Bird Identification, Seasonal Bird Walks, South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project, and tours to various locations within the Complex.

Please call the Visitor Center to make a reservation so we can set up a chair for you, (510)-792-0222 ext. 43.

Free event!

San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
9500 Thornton Ave., Newark, CA 94560
(510) 792-4275
http://www.fws.gov/desfbay/

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