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Volunteer Naturalist Training

Date: January 7, 2013 - 9:00 am
Time: 9:00 am  to 

Placerita Canyon Natural Are is holding Volunteer Naturalist Training.

Become a Volunteer Naturalist:
*Learn about the natural environment
*Teach children about nature
*Make a difference in your community

No special background is needed, just a willingness to attend training and to volunteer at least twice a month.

Hours:  9am-noon

Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Volunteer Naturalists attend a 9 week training program.

Topics include native plants, ecology, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, geology, history, and interpretive techniques. 

Instructors include noted professionals in the various fields. 

The cost of training is $45, which includes all training materials – instruction manual, field guide, T-shirt, and related items.


Other volunteer opportunities are also available at Placerita Canyon Natural Area that don’t require the 9-week training program, such as office helper and trail maintenance team member.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) volunteers are especially needed.


Placerita Canyon Natural Area
19152 Placerita Canyon Road
Newhall, CA  91321

Volunteer Naturalist Training