North Salem Open Land Foundation seeks teens to join its Summer Youth Corps

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From the North Salem Open Land Foundation

The North Salem Open Land Foundation is seeking local teens to join its Summer Youth Corps. The volunteer program, which runs from July 12 through August 18, trains teenagers 16+ on identifying and removing invasive species plants that pose a threat to our local environment.

Summer Youth Corps participants will conduct surveys, plantings and trail maintenance throughout NSOLF preserves. 

Takeaway skills:

  • Ability to identify local invasive and native species of flora and fauna
  • Use of appropriate methods for removal of invasive species
  • Ability to identify and manage ecosystems according to NYS regulations
  • Documentation of field work data
  • Proper survey methods via cellular devices and GPS programs
  • Designing and maintaining sustainable trails
  • Teamwork and communication

Interested youth should email andrew@nsolf.org  or call the Open Land Foundation at (914) 669-5860,

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