Train to become a Nature Guide on some of Marin and Sonoma Counties best hikes.
Learn the renowned multi-sensory teaching techniques of famed naturalist andenvironmentalist Elizabeth Terwilliger and share the beauty and wonder ofnature with school children by leading fun hikes full of exploration andadventure. WildCare’s Terwilliger Nature Guide training will teach you allabout the plants, animals, habitats and ecology of Northern California and give you the opportunity to share that knowledge witheager children! All training is provided.
TRAINING STARTS IN AUGUST
Volunteering as a Nature Guide will not only introduce you to some of Marin andSonoma counties’ most beautiful hikes, it will also allow you to:
• meet other nature lovers and cultivate new friendships
• expand your own knowledge and awareness of nature
• experience personal and professional growth
• participate in continued learning
• be invited to special WildCare events
• become familiar with the natural and cultural history, flora and faunaof one of our field trip sites
• learn teaching techniques
• observe Nature Guides and children in action
• gain practical experience in leading small groups of children
This extensive training, provided over ten half-day training session – indoorsand outdoors -starts after an orientation. Throughout the training, WildCare’snaturalists and guest speakers will share expertise on plants and animals intheir different habitats, and early Native Americans’ relationship to the land.There is a nominal fee to cover the training and materials. Once training iscompleted, WildCare asks Nature Guides to commit to a maximum of three 3-hourhikes a month, scheduled in advance. All hikes take place on weekdays duringthe school year.
Sign up online at : http://www.wildcarebayarea.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Volunteer_NatureGuides