If you are a nature lover, this upcoming volunteer opportunity may be very appealing to you!

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR NEST BOX MONITORING

EVENT NAME:

Nest Box Monitoring Workshop for Volunteers

WHAT:

Oakland County Parks seeks volunteers to monitor nest boxes at five parks for the 2010 nesting season, from April – August.

More than 116 nest boxes are located in five parks and maintained by volunteers.

Training is required for new and veteran volunteers. Volunteers must register for the workshop by March 4.

Oakland County Parks Nestwatch Monitoring Program was developed to protect native birds from aggressive species that contribute to their decline.

To register, contact Educational Resource Specialist Kathleen Dougherty at 248-858-0704, or doughertyk@oakgov.com.

For a volunteer application or more information about volunteer opportunities at Oakland County Parks, visit DestinationOakland.com.

When:

Sunday, March 7, 2010

3 – 5 p.m.

Where:

Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park in Clarkston.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For more information, contact Educational Resource Specialist Kathleen Dougherty at 248-858-0704, or visit DestinationOakland.com.

On Aug. 3, 2010, Oakland County voters will be asked to vote on the renewal of a 10-year millage of .2415 for the purpose of operating, maintaining, improving and acquiring parks and recreation areas and facilities in Oakland County.

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