Volunteer Citizen Scientist: Tree Mortality Survey
The ForestGEO Forest Ecosystems & Climate lab (CTFS) is seeking volunteers to assist as field assistants for the annual tree mortality survey in Front Royal, Virginia, to understand patterns and mechanisms of tree mortality.
Volunteers must commit to two or three days per week between June 10 and August 30, 2019. Shifts from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. There are no weekend opportunities available.
Once accepted, volunteers must complete online training. Additional training will be provided on the job, including plant identification and factors associated with tree mortality.
Submission of an application is not a guarantee of placement. Applicants will be interviewed by staff, and those who are provisionally accepted will undergo background checks, including fingerprinting, as a requirement for approval as a volunteer.Apply Now