Nature Walks: Docent Signup Page
Sign up here to help Friends of Black Rock-High Rock organize and lead programs at Fly Ranch.
Before you sign up to become a Docent (lead or support) please read the requirements & fill out this questionnaire to start the process:
Walks begin with check-in! Leads must stop by our Visitor Center first, collect materials & assist in check-in, then head off leading the group from the Visitor Center to Fly Ranch.
Each nature walk requires:
– One Lead Docent
– Two-three Support Docents
Lead Docent Requirements:
–Attend at least 1 Nature Walk and complete an on-site orientation, first occurs on April 23, 2023 (additional monthly dates will become available)
-Be familiar with Leave No-Trace principles. Training will be offered to our dedicated docents: additional dates TBA
-Attend 2+ Nature Walks as a Support Docent and read the Fly Ranch Nature Walk Docent Guide (Available below)
*Wilderness First Aid & CPR is highly recommended for leads. Red Cross offers online and hybrid courses in First Aid and CPR. Lists of courses can be found here: https://www.redcross.org
Support Docent Requirements:
-Attend at least 1 Fly Ranch Nature Walk with FBR staff or an experienced Lead Docent and complete an on-site orientation
-Be familiar with Leave-No-Trace principles/attend a brief presentation with an LNT-trained volunteer
-Read the Fly Ranch Nature Walk Docent Guide:
For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 775.557.2900 (limited hours Nov-Apr).
DOCENT SIGN-UP DATES ARE POSTED BELOW. Please note seasonal time differences in walks. If you have filled out the questionnaire (above) we will send you email notifications on dates, schedule changes and other updates.
PLEASE STAY TUNED: we will offer an online version of Fly Ranch Orientation, the link will be placed here when it is available.
Thank you for volunteering!