Posted Friday, 01 February 2013 09:47
FARMINGTON — Do the birds, plants and wetlands around Great Salt Lake interest you? Would you like to learn more about them and then share what you learn with school kids and scout troops?
The director of the Great Salt Lake Nature Center is looking for volunteers to run field trips, workshops and nature tours this spring.
Photo courtesy of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
If you answered yes, the Great Salt Lake Nature Center wants you as a volunteer naturalist.
The center is just north of the Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area west of Farmington.
"Our spring field trip season isn't that far away," says Diana Vos, Great Salt Lake Nature Center director. "We're looking for people to help us run field trips and nature tours. These activities happen during the day. They're a lot of fun."
Vos is also looking for volunteers to staff the nature center on weekends and to help her with special wildlife viewing events.
The Great Salt Lake Nature Center is at 1700 W. Glovers Lane in Farmington. You can learn more about the center on the Nature Center website.
The Farmington Bay WMA the center is part of includes 18,000 acres of prime wetland habitat. About 5 million birds, representing 200 different species, stop at the WMA during their annual migrations. About 60 species stay at the WMA to nest.
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