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Summer 2017 opportunities

Road Impact Survey Volunteer

Looking for biological survey experience? We are looking for a volunteer to conduct weekly road impact surveys. Tasks include: Walking along roadway, collecting wildlife observation data Identifying and photographing DOR species from various taxa Taking GPS coordinates at various locations Completing and submitting road impact survey data sheets Collecting basic weather data We are asking […]

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Entomology Identification Aid

Tasks: Identify insects from photographs taken on rare property to the lowest possible taxonomic level Compare list of identified insects to rare species list and identify new additions Flexible timing; ongoing Required Qualifications: Knowledge in insect identification and use of taxonomic keys Attention to detail Access to a computer Training Provided: Orientation session with rare […]

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Food Bank Garden General Volunteer

Do you love to garden? We have exciting opportunities for an enthusiastic nature lover with a passion for gardening and landscaping, ideally already equipped with hands-on experience or able and willing to learn. Help us make our gardens flourish with native species, nutritious food and buzz with pollinators! The Food Bank gardens at rare are […]

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Salamander Monitoring Assistant

We are looking for volunteers interested in local wildlife, enjoy nature and contributing to the bigger picture of essential conservation efforts. Tasks: Accompany Monitoring Technician on weekly monitoring of salamander boards Observe salamanders in their natural setting and assist in species identification Measurement of environmental factors such as wind speed and soil moisture Record all observations […]

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Volunteer Bird Monitor

We are looking for volunteers interested in local wildlife, enjoy nature and contributing to the bigger picture of essential conservation efforts. Tasks: Walking predetermined routes and identifying birds by sight and sound Completing and submitting monitoring forms Optional digital contribution to eBird Interacting with public trail users We are asking volunteers to commit to a firm […]

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Forest Health Survey Monitor

Looking for biological survey experience? We are looking for a volunteer to conduct a few forest health surveys throughout the summer. Tasks: Assist the Monitoring Technician with: Forest Health surveys Invasive species and disease monitoring Tree and shrub identification and surveying Monitoring existing plots and identifying new monitoring locations We are asking volunteers to commit 5-7  days […]

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Walk & Run for rare special event committee member

Each Walk & Run for rare special event committee member is responsible in contributing to an organization that exists to ensure the successful preservation, intact and in perpetuity, of a unique 900+ acre site and to enhance the ecological functioning of these lands. rare Charitable Research Reserve is not for profit, registered charity which strives […]

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Volunteer Event Coordinator

The Volunteer Event Coordinator is responsible in contributing to an organization that exists to ensure the successful preservation, intact and in perpetuity, of a unique 900+ acre site and to enhance the ecological functioning of these lands. rare Charitable Research Reserve is not for profit, registered charity which strives to be a healthy place for […]

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Community Outreach – Marketing and Promotion Volunteers

We are currently accepting applications for the role of Marketing and Promotion volunteers. If you’re interested in working with a dedicated team of staff and volunteers who are making a positive difference locally, then we are looking for you! The focus of this volunteer role will be community outreach including promoting and distributing event materials, […]

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rare Charitable Research Reserve
1679 Blair Road
Cambridge, ON N3H 4R8
(519) 650-9336
Charitable Registration:
#8776 15914 RR0001