Wildlands Restoration Volunteers

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2018 Trainings
Training Name Day(s) Date(s)
Seeds & Weeds - Crew Leader and Weed Warrior Training Saturday Mar 03, 2018

Technical Advisor Orientation - Boulder Tuesday Mar 06, 2018

Tool Manager Orientation - Fort Collins Thursday Mar 08, 2018

Technical Advisor Orientation - Fort Collins Thursday Mar 08, 2018

Project Leadership Training - Boulder Saturday Mar 10, 2018

Willow Skills Training and Harvest II Tuesday Mar 20, 2018

Tool Manager Orientation -- BOULDER Friday Mar 23, 2018

Crew Leader Training for Trails (Loveland) Saturday - Sunday Mar 24, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018

Crew Leader Training in Ecological Restoration - Eldorado Canyon State Park Saturday - Sunday Mar 24, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018

Cook Training - Boulder Saturday - Sunday Mar 24, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018

Crew Leader Training in Trails and Eco Resto (Youth) Saturday - Sunday Apr 07, 2018 - Apr 08, 2018

Cook Training - Fort Collins Saturday - Sunday Apr 14, 2018 - Apr 15, 2018

Trail Skills Training Part 1 Thursday
Saturday
Apr 12, 2018
Apr 14, 2018

Crew Leader Training in Ecological Restoration - Livermore/Campbell Valley Saturday
Sunday
Apr 14, 2018
Apr 15, 2018

Advanced Trail Skills- Rock Skills with Mike McHugh of Eldorado Canyon State Park Saturday May 05, 2018

Beginner Sawyer Training Monday - Thursday Jun 04, 2018 - Jun 07, 2018

Wilderness First Aid & CPR Training Saturday - Sunday Jul 07, 2018 - Jul 08, 2018

Crew Leader Training in Ecological Restoration - At Summit Lake Project Saturday - Sunday Jul 21, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

Cook Training in Ecological Restoration - At Summit Lake Project Saturday - Sunday Jul 21, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018

Seeds & Weeds - Crew Leader and Weed Warrior Training

COMPLETED

Easy    ●    Full Day    ●    Minimum Age: 13 (more info)
Sponsors
Blue Federal Credit Union
Xcel Energy
Date(s):
Saturday Mar 03, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 30
This fun single day training is an opportunity for volunteers to become crew leaders for our Noxious Weed Removal projects and Native Seed Collections in 2018 and beyond. This training will ALSO give you the basis to become an independent "Weed Warrior!"; an elite crew of unsupervised weed vigilantes.. well vigilante is perhaps a bit exaggerated.. but these folks lead small crews of their own without WRV Staff field supervision.

Seed collections are some of the most relaxing WRV projects a crew leader can engage in, Weed pulls can be anywhere from relaxing to extreme! No experience necessary, we will train you in:

- Leadership skills for engaging with and managing your crew
- Native seed and noxious weed identification and ecological significance
- Proper seed collection and weed eradication techniques
- And MORE!

Most of our seed collections and many weed pulls are 3-4 hours long and close to our offices so the time commitment is minimal and the scenery is often dramatic!

Crew Leaders are essential to the success of our projects. The weeds we remove and the seed we collect is very important for restoring our public lands. Come join us for this crew leader training and have a great time leading crews this summer!

This FREE course includes a commitment to leading at least 2 seed collections and/or weed pulls this season. Trust us, you'll have a great time and learn valuable skills!



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Technical Advisor Orientation - Boulder

COMPLETED

Easy    ●    Evening    ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Tuesday Mar 06, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 15
At this training, we'll discuss the roles and responsibilities of a WRV Technical Advisor (TA), and how the TA works within a WRV Project Team. We'll discuss how to plan a project that accomplishes the desired technical goals, but also works well for crew leaders and volunteers. The training runs from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Arrive at 5:30pm to for food!

This is NOT a training session on the technical design aspects of projects. Since projects vary so much, and employ so many different restoration techniques, the best way to learn design is "on the job" as an Assistant Technical Advisor (ATA).

We'll have some time during the session for returning TAs to describe the highlights of what they have learned being a TA.

WRV has a relatively small TA community, so we also want this session to be a venue to meet each other, share ideas, and ask questions of your peers.


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Tool Manager Orientation - Fort Collins

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Evening    ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Thursday Mar 08, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 10
Every WRV project requires tools. No Tools, No Project! Tool managers are the beloved volunteers who put so much care into organizing the tools and gear for a project, and transporting them to and from the worksite. Tool management is a great way to get more involved with a project without a lot of training or experience. And, you can usually take off during the middle of a project to relax or recreate if you like.

On this Thursday evening, from 6:00 to 9:00pm, we'll gather to talk about how tool managers work with the rest of project planning team, assemble a tool list, transport tools to and from the site, stage tools for crews, help with camp set-up, and more. You'll have a chance to see our spectacular collection of tools and ask questions. Once trained you can mentor with an experienced tool manager to learn on a real project!


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Technical Advisor Orientation - Fort Collins

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Evening    ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Thursday Mar 08, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 10
Become a Technical Advisor through hands-on experience with WRV.

This is NOT a training session on the technical design aspects of projects. Since projects vary so much, and employ so many different restoration techniques, the best way to learn design is "on the job" as an assistant technical advisor.

We'll discuss the roles and responsibilities of a WRV Technical Adviser (TA), and how the TA works within a WRV Project Team. We'll discuss how to plan a project that accomplishes the desired technical goals, but also works well for crew leaders and volunteers. The training runs from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Arrive at 5:30pm for food!

WRV has a relatively small community of technical advisers, so we also want this session to be a venue to meet each other, share ideas, and ask questions of your peers.


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Project Leadership Training - Boulder

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Full Day    ●    Minimum Age: 18 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado State Parks
Date(s):
Saturday Mar 10, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 15
Project Leaders work to organize an entire restoration project often starting planning months before the project. They enjoy working with a great team of fellow volunteers to take the helm of a WRV restoration project and lead it to success. If leadership, teamwork, project planning and getting "behind the scenes" with restoration sound like they're up your alley, you're a great candidate to become a WRV Project Leader! Consider taking our training to become a Project Leader or Assistant Project Leader for this season.

WHAT IS PROJECT LEADERSHIP?
The Project Leader organizes the project leadership team; works with land managers and WRV staff; and is the single person with the comprehensive "big picture" view of a project. This role is the behind the scenes organization of WRV restoration projects. WRV will depend upon many dedicated volunteers to complete 100+ stewardship projects on public lands this season. Most WRV projects are managed by a leadership team that includes a Project Leader, Technical Advisor, Lead Cook and Cook team, Tool Manager and sometimes others. The Project Leader coordinates the team and ensures that all aspects of a project are taken care of prior to the project event.

Most new Project Leaders start off as an Assistant Project Leader, working with an experienced Project Leader to learn the ropes of project management. Assisting is a great way to gradually step into the role.

**You're never on your own as a leader in WRV - fellow volunteers and the WRV staff are here to help you through every step of the process.**

**Note that Project Leading is very different than Crew Leading. Crew Leaders are responsible for managing a crew during the project day, whereas Project Leaders are responsible for the planning and project management leading up to the project and big picture logistics on the day of hte project.**

An integral part of becoming a WRV Project Leader is understanding WRV projects and leadership team. It is recommended that all PL trainees complete or will complete basic Crew Leader training or have sufficient project experience. If you have no experience with WRV but really want to get involved at a higher level planning of projects, we encourage you to take the training and then volunteer on a couple of projects to understand how WRV events operate before taking on a leading role. It is also recommended that all PL trainees have a background in managing projects, though not necessarily restoration projects. Candidates with strong organizational/planning skills can also be successful in this role.


TRAINING FEE
Regular Fee: $50
Discounted Fee: $20 (for current dues-paying members and volunteers, this fee covers the cost to print the manual and provide food).

Scholarships are available. If you are an active WRV member or have project management experience, do not let the cost stop you from becoming the next great WRV Project Leader. Please call the office to discuss.
DISCOUNTS and CANCELLATION POLICY.


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Willow Skills Training and Harvest II

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Full Day    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Minimum Age: 12 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment
Date(s):
Tuesday Mar 20, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 25
Get Some Mad Willow Skillz!

Picture a scoured river bank post flood. Now imagine sticking a bunch of leafless cuttings into that bank and having it magically transform over the course of a season or two into a dense thicket of swaying willows, alive with bird song. Willows are amazing plants, one of the hardest working allies in restoration work.

Join WRV and Ed Gage, Research Scientist with CSU's Dept. of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship for an all day training to up your willow skills. We'll cover:
- Willow species ID
- Harvesting willow poles
- Storage
- Proper planting technique and more!

This is a full day (9am-4pm) skills training on Tuesday, March 20th. Training will take place in the field, so come prepared for the wacky weather than we can experience in Colorado in March. Exact location TBD.

For questions please contact Luke at lukas@wlrv.org


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Tool Manager Orientation -- BOULDER

COMPLETED

Easy    ●    Evening    ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Friday Mar 23, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 15
5:30pm - 7:30pm

On this evening training we'll gather at our tool shed in Gunbarrel to talk about how tool managers work with the rest of project planning team, assemble a tool list, transport tools to and from the site, stage tools for crews, help with camp set-up, and more. Not only will we learn about tool managing, but we will help load tools for a project that is happening on the following day!

Every WRV project requires tools. No Tools, No Project! Tool managers are the beloved volunteers who put so much care into organizing the tools and gear for a project, and transporting them to and from the worksite.

Tool management is a great way to get more involved with a project without a lot of training or experience. And, you can usually take off during the middle of a project to relax or recreate if you like.

You'll have a chance to see our spectacular collection of tools and ask questions. Once trained, you can mentor with an experienced tool manager to fine tune your skills on a real project!

A few of us may head over to Finkle & Garfs Brewery (less than a block from the tool shed) afterwards for a quick beer.


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Crew Leader Training for Trails (Loveland)

SCHEDULED

Intermediate    ●    Weekend    ●    Minimum Age: 16 with adult (more info)
Sponsors
Overland Mountain Bike Club
Colorado Addicted Trailbuilder Society
Wildlands Restoration Volunteers - WRV
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Saturday Mar 24, 2018 - Sunday Mar 25, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 40
Learn Crew Leadership for volunteer trail projects, in Loveland!

WRV is collaborating with CATS and the Overland Mountain Bike Club to bring you a comprehensive leadership training for trail construction and maintenance. This will be mostly a classroom oriented event with a focus on leadership skills, but we will have some time to get outside and cover basic trail construction practices from a leadership perspective as well. There will be opportunities later in the season to expand and fine tune those trail construction skills.

Training fee is $20 for students who aren't members of one of the partnering organizations. Please choose your organization under the group option.

DISCOUNTS and CANCELLATION POLICY.


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Crew Leader Training in Ecological Restoration - Eldorado Canyon State Park

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Weekend    ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Date(s):
Saturday Mar 24, 2018 - Sunday Mar 25, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 20
Crew leaders are vital to the success of most WRV projects. They are the faces of WRV, representing WRV to the volunteers. Crew Leaders are given technical training/notes for each project and then get to lead a crew of 5-8 other volunteers making sure everyone has fun, stays safe, and gets the important work done.

Crew leadership is a great way to enhance your stewardship of public lands and build your professional leadership skills while helping other volunteers get the most out of a project! This training will help you develop team building skills, situational leadership skills, proper tool usage techniques, and volunteer care and safety protocols. Plus attending the Crew Leader training earns you mad skills and serious gold stars!

You will also be introduced to the field of ecological restoration and get hands-on practice as a restoration crew leader. WRV is pleased to be collaborating on this training with the Outdoor Stewardship Institute and Eldorado Canyon State Park

TRAINING FEE
Early Sign Up Until March 01 (must pay before end of early sign up date to get discount)
Regular Fee: $120
Discounted Fee: $25*

Regular Sign Up After March 01
Regular Fee: $130
Discounted Fee: $45*

*(for current dues-paying WRV members or those who have volunteered twice in the last year. You can also get a reimbursement for the difference between what you paid and 45$ upon request after completing two Crew Leader roles)

Scholarships are available to WRV volunteers on an individual basis. Call Ashley at the office for more information. 303-543-1411

DISCOUNTS and CANCELLATION POLICY.


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Cook Training - Boulder

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Weekend    ●    Minimum Age: 18 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Saturday Mar 24, 2018 - Sunday Mar 25, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 10
Cooks are some of the most important volunteers on a restoration project, with roles in meal planning and budgeting, safe food prep, camp setup, cleanup, take down, and many other camp related responsibilities. As part of the leadership team, cooks are involved in project planning and execution.

This year, Cook Trainees will learn along side our Crew Leader Trainees during the Crew Leader Training in Ecological Restoration. Have fun learning useful culinary skills as well as the basics of project leadership with a great group of folks, both in the classroom and in the field.


Trainees will work with staff and veteran Lead Cooks to set up a base camp, prep and execute a meal for other Crew Leader Trainees, and practice plying their craft in the outdoors.

We request a commitment to at least two restoration projects during the regular 2018 season - April - November. We appreciate your interest in volunteering in this important and tasty way!


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Crew Leader Training in Trails and Eco Resto (Youth)

COMPLETED

Intermediate    ●    Multi Day    ●    Minimum Age: 14 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
State Farm Insurance
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
EPA's Environmental Education Division
AEC Trust
Great Outdoors Colorado - GOCO
Date(s):
Saturday Apr 07, 2018 - Sunday Apr 08, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 20
Crew leaders are vital to the success of most WRV projects: they are the faces of WRV, representing WRV to the volunteers. Crew Leaders give technical training/notes for each project and then get to lead a crew of 5-8 other volunteers making sure everyone has fun, stays safe, and gets the important work done.

Crew leadership is a great way to enhance your stewardship of public lands and build your professional leadership skills while helping other volunteers get the most out of a project! This training will help you develop team building skills, situational leadership skills, proper tool usage techniques, and volunteer care and safety protocols. Plus attending the Crew Leader training earns you mad skills and serious gold stars!

You will also be introduced to the field of ecological restoration and get hands-on practice as a restoration crew leader. WRV is pleased to be collaborating on this training with the Outdoor Stewardship Institute, TeamWorks TEENS, Inc, and Eldorado Canyon State Park

TRAINING FEE: $90
Scholarship are available! Please let us know if you need financial support, help finding transportation, or if there are any other barriers to participation that we can help with! Email Rachel@wlrv.org or call 303.543.1411x8# for more information.


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Cook Training - Fort Collins

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Weekend    ●    Minimum Age: 18 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Saturday Apr 14, 2018 - Sunday Apr 15, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 10
Cooks are some of the most important volunteers on a restoration project, with roles in meal planning and budgeting, safe food prep, camp setup, cleanup, take down, and many other camp related responsibilities. As part of the leadership team, cooks are involved in project planning and execution.

This year, Cook Trainees will learn along side our Crew Leader Trainees during the Crew Leader Training in Ecological Restoration. Have fun learning useful culinary skills as well as the basics of project leadership with a great group of folks, both in the classroom and in the field.


Trainees will work with staff and veteran Lead Cooks to set up a base camp, prep and execute a meal for other Crew Leader Trainees, and practice plying their craft in the outdoors.

We request a commitment to at least two restoration projects during the regular 2018 season - April - November. We appreciate your interest in volunteering in this important and tasty way!


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Trail Skills Training Part 1

SCHEDULED

Intermediate    ●    Full Day    ●    Minimum Age: 16 with adult (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Thursday Apr 12, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 15
Saturday Apr 14, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 15
WRV and its NoCO Trailbuilders Coalition partners, CATS and the Overland Mountain Bike Club, are hosting a multi-part training in the basics of trail construction and maintenance. We'll cover basic trail construction, drainage structures, rock steps, rock walls, trail closure and restoration, and more. This training offers a nice complement to the restoration and leadership skills emphasized at other WRV trainings and projects.

This installment is an evening (6-8) of classroom instruction on April 12 in Fort Collins and a full day (9-3) of field training on April 14 in the Poudre Canyon.


TRAINING FEE
Free (for current members, volunteers and partners)

DISCOUNTS and CANCELLATION POLICY.


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Crew Leader Training in Ecological Restoration - Livermore/Campbell Valley

SCHEDULED

Intermediate    ●    Weekend    ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Date(s):
Saturday Apr 14, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 15
Sunday Apr 15, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 15
Crew leaders are some of the most important people on any successful project, and provide a great value to the stewardship of public lands. Crew Leaders also play a key role in helping other volunteers get the most out of a project!

This training will help you develop team building skills, situational leadership skills, proper tool usage, and crew management. You will also be introduced to the field of ecological restoration and get hands-on practice with erosion control, seeding, and planting.

This training will be held at Campbell Valley (30 minutes north of Fort Collins), a virtual playground for people wanting to learn about and practice Ecological Restoration.


TRAINING FEE
Early Sign Up Until March 1
Regular Fee: $120
Discounted Fee: $25*

Regular Sign Up After March 1
Regular Fee: $130
Discounted Fee: $45*

*(for current dues-paying WRV members or those who have volunteered twice in the last year. You can also get a reimbursement for the difference between the regular and discounted fees after you've completed two Crew Leader roles this year.)

Scholarships are available to WRV volunteers on an individual basis. Call Nate at the office for more information. 970-493-2075 4#

DISCOUNTS and CANCELLATION POLICY.


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Advanced Trail Skills- Rock Skills with Mike McHugh of Eldorado Canyon State Park

SCHEDULED

Difficult    ●    Weekend    ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Blue Federal Credit Union
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Saturday May 05, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 10
Learn advanced trail construction and add to your skills as a WRV crew leader or help you be an expert on trail projects.
Love trails and love rocks? This training is for you. Rock work is a technically challenging but extremely rewarding advanced component of trail construction and maintenance. Working with Mike McHugh, one of the best rock experts on the Front Range, you will learn the principles behind rock structures.

This rock work skills training is primarily intended for anyone who has trail building experience and wants to take it to the next level. (If you do not have basic trail experience, please sign up for one of our basic trails training listed above.

The training will include a full day in the field and will be very hands on.

This is a full day of training.

TRAINING FEE
Regular Fee: 25$
Discounted Fee: Free (for current members and volunteers)

DISCOUNTS and CANCELLATION POLICY.


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Beginner Sawyer Training

SCHEDULED

Very Difficult    ●    Multi Day    ●    Minimum Age: 18 (more info)
Sponsors
Blue Federal Credit Union
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
State Farm Insurance
Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed
Date(s):
Monday Jun 04, 2018 - Thursday Jun 07, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 6
Trained sawyers play an important role in restoration and trail projects. We use them to remove invasive species, thin dense stands for forest health, close trails and roads, provide building materials for new trails and clear fallen trees and debris from existing trails.

WRV is partnering with Larimer County Conservation Corps to provide this beginner chainsaw training course (S-212). Training will be facilitated by top notch instructors from around the state. Upon successful completion of course and evaluation, you will receive an S-212 certificate of completion. This is a valuable certification to have for careers in Natural Resources or if you just want to learn a new practical skill in a safe environment. You get all of this at a GREATLY discounted price- normally $450-$600/student, only $225 for WRV volunteers! Don't miss out on this special opportunity!

Training consists of 4 mandatory days of classwork and fieldwork.
* Monday 9am - 5pm Classroom instruction in Fort Collins
* Tuesday 9am - 5pm Classroom instruction in Fort Collins
* Wednesday & Thursday 9am - 5pm Full-day hands-on training at the Boy Scout Ranch near Red Feather, CO. Camping will be available Wednesday and Thursday night.
ALL FOUR DAYS WILL BE REQUIRED, no exceptions.


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Wilderness First Aid & CPR Training

SCHEDULED

Easy    ●    Weekend    ●    Minimum Age: 18 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Date(s):
Saturday Jul 07, 2018 - Sunday Jul 08, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 15
Most of us know that we need to bring a first aid kit into the outdoors to work and play, but how many of us really know how to use it or know if we are carrying the right supplies in the first place? Wilderness First Aid and CPR are an important set of skills that every outdoor enthusiast should have. WRV is proud to partner with High Plains Environmental Center and instructor Phil Rowe to host this training opportunity.

Learn how to asses emergencies and patient incidents in a calm and systematic way so that you can not only treat, but avoid life threatening emergencies in the back country. This class will cover basic first aid and specific techniques essential to know in wilderness settings in a mixture of lecture and hands on activities. Students will practice during a series of scenarios designed to cover the most common real life situations.

Please contact Annemarie@wlrv.org 970-493-2075 ext 1# with any questions about this event:

- Instructor is Phil Rowe - certified Advanced EMT/Wilderness EMT and a WRV volunteer!
- Certification is through the Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) and is valid for 2 years
- WFA Training will be from 8-5, Saturday and Sunday with an hour break for lunch each day. Attendance for the entire weekend is required for certification.
- CPR is OPTIONAL from 6-9pm on Saturday evening, please note in your registration if you would like to participate in the CPR portion or not.
- Fee of $130 ($100 for members and WRV leaders) includes all instructional course books, supplies and certification through ECSI. For those not participating in CPR, $10 will be removed from your fees. All students will be invoiced prior to the event.



PLEASE NOTE: Wilderness is considered any location more than an hour away from definitive care (meaning a hospital or medical clinic.) This certification does NOT qualify you to be a medic on WRV projects, but does train you to care for yourself and your companions in Wilderness settings. Only certified EMT's can serve as a Medic at volunteer events and projects.



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Crew Leader Training in Ecological Restoration - At Summit Lake Project

SCHEDULED

Intermediate    ●    Weekend    ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Xcel Energy
Date(s):
Saturday Jul 21, 2018 - Sunday Jul 22, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 8
Join us for another of our popular on-project Crew Leader Trainings. Spending the weekend learning, camping and training on an actual project with a small group of other trainees will provide a small outdoor classroom feel and allow you to work closely with your instructors.

Crew leaders are some of the most important people on any successful project. Crew Leaders are give technical training/notes for each project and then get to lead a crew of 5-8 other volunteers making sure everyone has fun, stays safe, and gets the important work done.

Crew leadership is a great way to enhance your stewardship of public lands and build your professional leadership skills while helping other volunteers get the most out of a project! This training will help you develop team building skills, situational leadership skills, proper tool usage techniques, and volunteer care and safety protocols.

You will also be introduced to the field of ecological restoration and get hands-on practice as a restoration crew leader. WRV is pleased to be collaborating on this training with the Outdoor Stewardship Institute.
TRAINING FEE
Early Sign Up Until June 01 (must pay before end of early sign up date to get discount)
Regular Fee: $120
Discounted Fee: $25*

Regular Sign Up After June 01
Regular Fee: $130
Discounted Fee: $45*

*(for current dues-paying WRV members or those how have volunteered twice in the last year: You can also get a reimbursement for the difference between what you paid and the discounted 45$ upon request, after completing two Crew Leader roles)

Scholarships are available to WRV volunteers on an individual basis. Call us at the office for more information. 303-543-1411

DISCOUNTS and CANCELLATION POLICY.


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Cook Training in Ecological Restoration - At Summit Lake Project

SCHEDULED

Intermediate    ●    Weekend    ●    Minimum Age: 16 (more info)
Sponsors
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Recreational Trails Program (State Trails)
Xcel Energy
Date(s):
Saturday Jul 21, 2018 - Sunday Jul 22, 2018 - Number of Volunteers: 5
Cooks are some of the most important volunteers on a restoration project!

Have fun using your culinary skills with a great group of folks while learning the basics of project support, including meal planning and budgeting, safe food prep, camp setup, cleanup, take down, and many other camp related support issues.

This training will involve effective hands-on learning: work on a REAL project with certified lead cooks, to learn the ropes and build your confidence.

Trainees will work with staff and veteran Lead Cooks to plan, prep and execute a project day's meals - including breakfast and simple sandwich buffet lunch, for a group of Crew Leader Trainees, possibly chili, soup or more.

Once the training is complete, you're ready to become a Cook Team Member for our many restoration projects in beautiful prairie, foothill and mountain settings.



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