Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

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2018 Outreach Events
Outreach Event Name Day(s) Date(s)
Front Range Eco-Social Solutions: A Bioneers Network Event Saturday - Saturday Feb 10, 2018 - Feb 10, 2018

Colorado Environmental Film Festival Saturday - Saturday Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018

Cross-Pollinators Unite Monday - Monday Mar 12, 2018 - Mar 12, 2018

Turning the Lens on Ourselves: The Science of Visitors on Open Spaces Saturday - Saturday Mar 17, 2018 - Mar 17, 2018

REI Co-op Member Jam Friday Mar 30, 2018

Boulder Creek Festival Friday - Friday
Saturday - Saturday
Sunday - Sunday
Monday - Monday
May 25, 2018 - May 25, 2018
May 26, 2018 - May 26, 2018
May 27, 2018 - May 27, 2018
May 28, 2018 - May 28, 2018

Poudre River Fest Saturday Jun 02, 2018

National Get Outdoors Day Fair - Sloan's Lake Saturday - Saturday Jun 09, 2018 - Jun 09, 2018

Heart and Soil: A Benefit for Wildlands Restoration Volunteers Thursday - Thursday Jun 21, 2018 - Jun 21, 2018

Colorado Latino Festival Sunday - Sunday Jun 24, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018

Front Range Eco-Social Solutions: A Bioneers Network Event

COMPLETED

Intermediate    ●    Partial Day
Date(s):
Saturday Feb 10, 2018 - Saturday Feb 10, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 4
Bioneers is the preeminent international gathering of leading innovators and visionaries who offer practical solutions to the most pressing environmental and social issues of our time. In its 27th year, Bioneers continues to uniquely and authentically articulate the relationships between environment, health, social justice and spirit. In its 15th year, Front Range Eco-Social Solutions Conference is a Bioneers Resilient Communities Network Event and offers a weekend of sharing, learning and action, and is a uniquely affordable community event that brings together the progressive thinkers of this colorful region.

Front Range Eco-Social Solutions features re-broadcasts of the national Bioneers plenaries. The national presentations set a global context for the local conference, which features over 35 options of field trips, workshops and sessions with over 80 local presenters. The Front Range program focus on topics of regional importance.

Front Range Eco-Social Solutions is a Bioneers Network Event produced by the CU Environmental Center in collaboration with Naropa University, Boulder County FoodShed, Woodbine Ecology Center, Denver Permaculture Guild, Youth On Record, and Earth Guardians.


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Colorado Environmental Film Festival

COMPLETED

Intermediate    ●    Full Day
Date(s):
Saturday Feb 24, 2018 - Saturday Feb 24, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 6
Represent Wildlands Restoration at the Colorado Envrionmental Film Festival - A celebration of the power of film to inspire, educate, and motivate audiences. The festival presents thought-provoking films and dialogue that raise awareness of a wide variety of interconnected ecological, social, and economic themes. Our hope is to provide an experience for our audiences that goes beyond just passive film viewing: we hope show-goers will be inspired into awareness and action!


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Cross-Pollinators Unite

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cross-pol·li·na·tion - a sharing or interchange of knowledge, ideas, etc., for mutual enrichment.

Intermediate    ●    Evening
Date(s):
Monday Mar 12, 2018 - Monday Mar 12, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 100
Would you consider yourself a "cross-pollinator"? Someone who enjoys making connections with the environmental community and general public through attending talks, conferences, festivals, etc.?

If you identify with being a "cross-pollinator" and you are passionate about helping Wildlands Restoration Volunteers to thrive within the greater Colorado community through outreach engagements, then you are a great fit for a leadership role as an Outreach Ambassador (aka Cross Pollinator) with Wildlands Restoration Volunteers!

Join us for a brief introduction to our Cross Pollinator program and learn how you can help to further the Wildlands Restoration Volunteers mission through volunteering at outreach events!

Outreach events include: REI's Membership Co-Op Jam, Colorado Environmental Film Festival, Boulder Creek Festival, Poudre River Festival, America's Latino Eco Festival, Rocky Mountain Folk Festival, & more!


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Turning the Lens on Ourselves: The Science of Visitors on Open Spaces

COMPLETED

Intermediate    ●    Morning
Sponsors
Boulder County Nature Association
Date(s):
Saturday Mar 17, 2018 - Saturday Mar 17, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 2
This is the Boulder County Nature Associations Annual Ecosymposium, it is FREE and open to the public.
The event will take place from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm at th CU - Sustainability, Energy, & Environmental Complex - 4001 Discovery Drive, Boudler, CO! We hope you will join the conversation and be sure to stop by the Wildlands Restoration Volunteers exhibition table.


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REI Co-op Member Jam

COMPLETED

Intermediate    ●    Evening    ●    Minimum Age: 18 (more info)
Sponsors
REI - Boulder
Date(s):
Friday Mar 30, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 6
Join Wildlands Restoration Volunteers and REI Co-op members in celebrating a culture of outdoor adventure and stewardship as an Outreach Volunteer. You will be representing Wildlands Restoration Volunteers (the premier beneficiary of this awesome event) by sharing our mission and upcoming volunteer opportunities with event attendees!



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Boulder Creek Festival

SCHEDULED

Intermediate    ●    Multi Day
Sponsors
Blue Federal Credit Union
Date(s):
Friday May 25, 2018 - Friday May 25, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 2
Saturday May 26, 2018 - Saturday May 26, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 6
Sunday May 27, 2018 - Sunday May 27, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 6
Monday May 28, 2018 - Monday May 28, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 4
Join us at the annual Boulder Creek Festival in representation of Wildlands Restoration Volunteers to the greater Boulder community and visitors. Outreach activities will include speaking with festival goers about WRV's mission and various restoration programs and volunteer opportunities for the 2018 season. Each Volunteer shift will have two Volunteers scheduled to support one another.

Here is a quick glimpse at the volunteer shift schedule. We recommend signing up for only one shift per day to maintain MAXIMUM levels of fun to be had by our Outreach Volunteers.

Setup:
Friday
Time: est. 10:00am to Noon
Description - Meet at WRV office to carpool to Downtown Boulder and set up booth.

Outreach:
Saturday & Sunday
Shift One: 9:45am to 2:00pm
Shift Two: 1:45pm to 4:00pm
Shift Three: 3:45pm to 7:00pm

Monday
Shift One: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Shift Two: 1:45pm to 5:00pm

Breakdown:
Monday
4:45pm to 7:00pm
Description - Meet at WRV booth at festival to load up WRV vehicle & then meet at the WRV office to unload.


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Poudre River Fest

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Afternoon    ●    Minimum Age: 18 (more info)
Sponsors
Blue Federal Credit Union
Date(s):
Saturday Jun 02, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 6
The Poudre River Fest brings awareness to local educational and restoration efforts which impact the Cache La Poudre Wild and Scenic River. Experience informative workshops, vendor booths, learn about local efforts and how you can get involved. Enjoy music from Colorado bands, local food trucks and beer from New Belgium Brewery throughout the day.

Outreach Ambassadors are wanted to staff the WRV booth for 2 hour shifts throughout the day, as well as helping with setup and breakdown of the booth. When registering, please note if you would prefer one of the following shifts, or you are open to being scheduled whenever needed. You can sign up for multiple shifts, and volunteers are encouraged to cover shifts in pairs..the more the merrier!

Set Up Shift: 10:30-12
Booth Shift 1: 12-2pm
Booth Shift 2: 2-4pm
Booth Shift 3: 4-6pm
Breakdown Shift: 6-7pm

Visit poudreriverfest.org for more information.


Planning Partners include: Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed, Poudre Heritage Alliance/Trust and National Association of Interpretation



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National Get Outdoors Day Fair - Sloan's Lake

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Partial Day    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Blue Federal Credit Union
Date(s):
Saturday Jun 09, 2018 - Saturday Jun 09, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 2
Represent Wildlands Restoration Volunteers at the Get Outdoors Colorado FREE fair for families happening on National Get Outdoors Day. Outreach volunteers will be speaking with event attendees about ecological restoration, the volunteer experience, and make wildflower seed balls with the kiddos! This is a fairly short event, Once you register, you will receive a poll to select your preferred shift for the day!

Let's GET OUTSIDE!


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Heart and Soil: A Benefit for Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

SCHEDULED

Intermediate    ●    Evening    ●    Minimum Age: 18 (more info)
Sponsors
Green Machines of Boulder ATMs
Jax Mercantile
Date(s):
Thursday Jun 21, 2018 - Thursday Jun 21, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 20
On Thursday, June 21st (the Summer Solstice) Wildlands Restoration Volunteers will host our third annual Heart and Soil Fundraiser at the historic Lone Hawk Farm.
The purpose of this event is to raise critical funds to support our mission to heal the land through ecological restoration projects. In order to make this event a great success we are seeking to recruit volunteers with hospitality, food and beverage, photography, and AV backgrounds - not to worry if you do not have those backgrounds, we are also looking for enthusiastic WRVer's to assist with check-in and ushering guests to their tables!

Here is a basic rundown of the evening -

Setup 3:00 PM
Event 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Breakdown 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM


If you are interested in volunteering, please e-mail Ashley at ashley@wlrv.org.


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Colorado Latino Festival

SCHEDULED

Intermediate    ●    Full Day
Date(s):
Sunday Jun 24, 2018 - Sunday Jun 24, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 7
The Colorado Latino Festival is a joint venture by the Latino Chamber and Barrio E' to bring unity to communities - join WRV for the Colorado Latino Festival's first time taking over Downtown Boulder! Launching this year is The Multicultural Project, a movement aimed at creating diversity and inclusion in communities through coalitions of organizations and through the creation of community multicultural centers. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers is thrilled to partake in this wonderful festival again this year! We will be highlighting our Youth & Inclusiveness Program and highly encourage those who have Crew Lead for any of our Youth projects to please sign up and help us to engage the Colorado Latino Festival attendees!

**Each Volunteer shift will have two Volunteers scheduled to support one another. **

Here is a quick glimpse of the run of the event day and times -

Setup: 10:00am to 11:00am
Outreach:
Shift One: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Shift Two: 1:45pm to 5:00pm
Shift Three: 4:45pm to 9:00pm
Event Ends @ 8:00pm and break-down begins.


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