Soil Humus Decay Rate Monitor

Tasks: Assist the Monitoring Technician with: Prepping the decay sticks including weighing and tagging Removal of last year’s decay sticks from forest plots Installing decay sticks into plots Processing last year’s decay sticks Record keeping Time frame and location: Volunteers should be able to commit to 10 days throughout late October to mid November, over […]

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Forest Canopy Monitor

Tasks: Assist the Monitoring Technician with: Measuring Tree Heights in Forest Health Plots Record keeping Time frame and location: Volunteers should be able to commit to 5-7 days throughout late October/ early November. Typically ½ day duration, but flexible. Volunteering will take place on site on rare property. Required Qualifications: Physically fit for covering uneven terrain CPR/First […]

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Land Management volunteer opportunities, tall grass

Help us with our ecological restoration efforts

Summer 2017 opportunities

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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Educational Assistant

Are you interested in hands-on, outdoor education? If so, we have a volunteer role for you at rare! Join us as an Educational Assistant and you will gain valuable experience in outdoor environmental education; experience with leading school groups; and learn about different ecosystems and natural heritage. Tasks include assisting with preparation related to educational hikes […]

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Landscaping/Gardening Team Member

Responsible for ensuring the successful preservation and restoration of a unique 900+ acre site in one of the fastest growing urban areas of the country, rare Charitable Research Reserve is an organization situated in the Region of Waterloo in south-western Ontario. Our primary goal is to successfully conserve the natural area and improve the ecological […]

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