National Wildlife Refuge training volunteers to protect Piping Plovers

THE 2013 PIPING PLOVER SEASON IS ABOUT START… and we are looking for volunteers!

Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge staff will be holding a volunteer training Saturday April 6th at the Kettle Pond Visitor Center from 10:30-12:00 followed by pizza and roping at East Beach, Charlestown. If you are interested in volunteering please join us!

WHY YOU SHOULD VOLUNTEER

Volunteers play a vital role in helping the FWS fulfill its mission of conserving, protecting and enhancing America’s fish, wildlife and plants and the habitats on which they depend. We hope you will consider spending time with us to help us help wildlife.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO
Assist in the Following:

  • Help protect nesting territories
  • Educate the public on plover biology and local laws
  • Monitor beaches
  • Document activity at nesting sites

Please let Erin King know if you plan on attending either via email at Erin_King@fws.gov or by phone at (401) 364-9124 ext.