Volunteer and advanced training opportunities

2014 Volunteer Opportunities

Bird banding Mora Prairie Conservation Area

Above: First day spring migration banding at Mora Prairie Conservation Area, Cole Camp, MO.
Dana Ripper of MRBO with Le Conte's sparrow.

MAPS- Missouri River Bird Observatory. Contact  veronica6odo@gmail.com  For more information on MAPS visit.mrbo.org

On-going opportunity - The Boys and Girls Club in Sedalia is looking for individuals to give presentations on nature subjects for the after school program. Time: 4:30 p.m. When: Third Thursday of each month. Contact: Carrie Leman, (660) 723-9629. Activity is approved for volunteer service.

On-going opportunity- CACHE (Conservation Area Bird Counts) An ongoing inventory of most of the conservation areas in the state. We can arrange trips as a group or anyone can go alone to any Conservation Areas in the state and enter reports online. Go to: Audubon Society of Missouri Click on CACHE Data Entry and record your count data.

On-going opportunity - SPARKS (State Park Bird Counts) An on-going inventory of birds in Missouri State Parks. We can arrange group trips or anyone can go alone to any State Park in the state. Go to: http://www.mobirds.org Click on SPARKS Data Entry and record your count data.

Advanced training opportunities

Seed collection














Above: Hi Lonesome Master Naturalists conduct insect sampling on the prairie.

April 18  Bat Flight Monitoring and Education Session for Missouri Master Naturalists and Springfield Parks Outdoor Initiatives, Ritter Springs Park, Bat Cave, Springfield, MO. Time: 6-6:30 p.m.

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