Volunteer Land Crew
Tasks for each work day will be determined by the group leader based on needs and priorities, but may include:
- installation and/or maintenance of signs, kiosks, etc.
- basic trail maintenance
- invasive plant removal
- trash / debris cleanup
- nest box construction or maintenance
- special projects as needed
- Interest in working outdoors and a commitment to conservation.
- Comfort doing physical activities in rugged conditions.
- Comfort using hand tools such as loppers, hand/bow saws, pruning shears, shovels, rakes, hammers, etc.
- Ability to participate in scheduled workdays (spring through fall) on a regular or semi-regular basis.
- Ability to travel independently to work locations.
Typical Time Commitment
- Kestrel Land Trust holds work days periodically from spring through fall. We schedule both weekday and weekend work days. Work days are weather dependent.
- Volunteers may choose the day(s) that suit their schedules.
- Individual work days may last 3-4 hours. This varies, and volunteers may not need to stay the entire work period.
Tools & Training Provided
- Kestrel will provide tools and materials as needed for work days (though volunteer contributions of tools are welcome).
- Instruction in safety and use of tools provided.
- Basic plant identification and removal techniques.
- Other skills required for special projects such as construction or installation of
bird boxes or trail amenities.