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Catskill Park Volunteer
Posted March 21st, 2014 by Jeff Senterman
Volunteers in the Catskill Park are responsibile for a number of stewardship activities, including work on trails, lean-tos, fire towers, fishing areas, boat launches and more. The Trail Conference helps the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) manage these efforts in the region.
In addition to the 200 miles of trail and 29 lean-tos that the Trail Conference has direct responsibility for, we work with our partners in the region to identify volunteer opportunities park wide on a multitude of stewardship activities.
NECESSARY SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS:Catskill Park stewardship opportunities exist for volunteers of all abilities and skill levels. If you are interested in taking part in activities in the Catskill Park, there is an opportunity for you.
Volunteers are welcome to join our activities for a few hours, a day or commit to longer term opportunities such as adopting a trail, helping staff a fire tower or becoming a caretaker of a backcountry lean-to.
Training:No experience is necessary, the Trail Conference will provide training for all volunteer opportunities.
TIME COMMITMENT:Varies with position
Location Type:Off Trail
Location Type:On Trail
Work Site:Catskill Park