Be a part of this community-wide program that protects, restores, and fosters appreciation of the Watsonville wetlands by attending the Watsonville Wetlands Watch Docent Training Program.
Docent trainees are treated to an inside look at the Pajaro Valley and its wide network of wetlands. Local experts share the ecology, history, and restoration of the wetlands during the 7-week program, which includes Wednesday evening presentations and Saturday morning field trips. View the 2013 training agenda. The next Docent Training Program will start in late January, 2014. The new training schedule will be posted as soon as available, in 2013.
New docents are prepared to lead walks and assist with field trips. Docents also have the opportunity to help with community events, participate in wetlands restoration, work in the library or greenhouse at the Fitz Wetlands Education Resource Center, and work on special projects. To learn more about docent training, see this article about a past training session. To learn more about what it's like to be a docent, see this article about docent Joan Rose.
After training, docents give four hours a month with some combination of
For more information, contact Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator Kathy Fieberling at firstname.lastname@example.org or 831-345-1226.