Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge seeks volunteers

Peninsula Daily News

SEQUIM — The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is seeking volunteers to assist visitors and staff.

Annual new volunteer training is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, April 12, at the Sequim Prairie Grange Hall, 290 MacLeay Road west of Sequim.

Lunch will be provided from noon to 1 p.m.

After lunch, refuge workers will provide an annual refresher course for current volunteers from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The primary duties of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service volunteers at the refuge include greeting visitors and providing information about trails and wildlife.

Volunteers also undertake wildlife surveys, invasive-species mitigation, maintenance, trail roving, beach cleanup and administration.

For more information and to reserve a space at the training, phone the refuge office at 360-457-8451 or email david_falzetti@fws.gov.

Where to go

The refuge is located at the end of Voice of America Road and is accessed through the Dungeness Recreation Area.

From U.S. Highway 101, take Kitchen-Dick Road north, follow the road as it dog-legs to the east and becomes Lotzgesell Road, and turn left into the Dungeness Recreation Area.

Last modified: March 27. 2013 5:42PM
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