July Volunteer Opportunities
Inland Bays CleanupSaturday, July 12 9am - 2pmLocation: Masseys Landing (Longneck) View DirectionsEvent Description: The Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, DNREC's Division of Fish & Wildlife and Division of Parks & Recreation, are once again partnering to host the 10th Annual Inland Bays Cleanup. This cleanup around the inland bays will take place by boat with volunteers stopping along beaches and marshes to collect trash and debris. Volunteers and boats are needed! Lunch and t-shirts will be provided.
What to Bring/Wear: Volunteers should dress to get wet and dirty, and be prepared for cooler conditions on the water as well as wet walking conditions on land. Rubber boots are suggested. Life jackets are required and will be provided, but volunteers are encouraged to bring their own. Age Requirement: This event is not recommended for volunteers under the age of 10.Contact: Pre-registration is required. To volunteer, or for more information, contact E.J. Chalabala from Delaware Center for the Inland Bays at 302-226-8105 or email@example.com.
Delaware State FairJoin us as we educate Fair visitors about Delaware’s wildlife and habitats!Friday, July 18 – Saturday July 26 2014Location: Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington Fish & Wildlife Exhibit Room – DNREC Building (near ice rink) Event Description: Enjoy going to the State Fair? Have a hankering for habitats? An affection for animals? Then this is a volunteer opportunity for YOU! Each year, the Division of Fish & Wildlife presents its unique Wildlife Exhibit as part of the DNREC exhibit at the DE State Fair. This popular exhibit provides viewing opportunities and cool fun facts about a variety of the state’s wildlife – including bobwhite quail, ducks, a live fish pond, turkeys, and aquariums with a variety of aquatic critters. The Division is looking for volunteers to assist with manning the exhibit, which involves monitoring animals and interacting with visitors to the room. Information on the wildlife species will be provided ahead of time.Age Requirement: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. Contact: For more information or to volunteer, contact Lynne Pusey at 302-735-3609 or firstname.lastname@example.org.