Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge seeks volunteers

Do you love to talk to people about this beautiful area? Are you looking for ways to learn about nature and make new friends? Do you want to help wildlife?

You may have what it takes to become a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Volunteer at the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is seeking volunteers to assist visitors and staff. Primary duties include greeting visitors and providing information about the refuge’s trails and wildlife.

Additional opportunities include wildlife surveys, invasive species mitigation, habitat restoration, maintenance, beach clean-up and administration.

Refuge staff hosts their annual New Volunteer Training from 8 a.m.-noon Friday, April 14, with lunch provided from noon-1 p.m., at the Sequim Prairie Grange Hall, 290 Macleay Road, Sequim.

In addition, the refuge will hold its annual refresher for current volunteers from 1-3:30 p.m.

New volunteer training is offered only once each year and is a requirement for volunteering at the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge.

For more information and to reserve your space at the training, call the refuge office at 457- 8451 or email to david_falzetti@fws.gov.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offers options regarding access to the meeting for all participants; direct all requests for sign language interpreting services, closed captioning or other accommodations to Falzetti at 457- 8451, by email (david_falzetti@fws.gov) or TTY 800-877- 8339, with a request at least two weeks prior to the event.

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