Clark County Wetlands Park
 


Volunteer Training Schedule

Click here to view all upcoming trainings, meetings, and volunteer-only events in chronological order.

Click here to print a the Volunteer Yearbook in a booklet.


All ​Volun​teers​ Exhibit Hall Trainings Education Facilitators Professional Development
Volunteer Orientation Class
Mission Training
Gatherings
Exhibit Hall 101​
Exhibit Hall: Beyond the Front Counter
Pre-Season Training
Brown Bag Discussions
End of Season Wrap-Up
CPR Training
Wetlands U
Volunteer Ventures
 
 
Volunteer Orientation Class​ (required for new volunteers)
This program provides an overview of volunteer opportunities. The class also covers a brief history of how Wetlands Park came to be, what purposes the Park serves, programs and events we offer, and a tour of the Nature Center. 
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Friday, February 1, 2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Wetlands Park Mission Training (required)

​In this training cou​rse, we will explore tool​s and techniques for creating a positive and memorable experience for our visitors. Our visitors have a broad range of needs and we will learn about how to identify and meet those needs. Special consideration will be made to addressing challenging visitors or situations.​ We all have a s​pecial connection Wetlands Park and we will learn about ways to connect our visitors to the unique resources of Wetlands Park as well as help them to find the meanings and significance of those resources to their lives. Making connections between visitors and the Park strengthens the community commitment to our Park!  

All volunteers are required to participate in one session of this training.

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Gatherings
Volunteer Fall Potluck
​Friday, September 28, 2018
​1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Holiday Open House
​Thursday, December 6, 2018
​12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
Saturday, January 26, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Picnic at Pabco
​Saturday, March 30, 2019
​11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Education Facilitator End of Season Gathering
​Thursday, April 25, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
​12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Wetlands: Hands On! Team Lead End of Season Work Party
​Saturday, May 11, 2019
​9:00 am - 11:00 am
 
Exhibit Hall Trainings
Exhibi​t​ H​all 101
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Sunday, December 2, 2019
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Sunday, June 2, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Exhibit Hall: Beyo​nd the Front Counter
Sunday, September 2, 2018
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Sunday, May 5, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Volunteer Meeting
All active Exhibit Hall Information Hosts are requested to attend these discussions.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Friday, June 21, 2019
​1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Educa​tion ​Facil​​itator Trainings​
Pre-Season Training
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brown Bag Discussions 
​Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019
​12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

​12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

​12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Professional Development

CPR Training 
Dates tba 2019


Wetlands U: Plant ID ​​W​​alk
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am
9:00 am - 10:00 am
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Volunteers are welcome to register for the Discovery Walk on Saturday, November 3 at 10:00 am, which is a Plant ID walk open to the general public.

Wetlands U:​ Bird ID Workshop
This is a classroom workshop where you'll learn how to spot the most common birds in Wetlands Park. It will include observations at the FeederWatch station and tips for identification. We will also discuss what to look for when identifying birds and bird ID resources. Volunteers are also encouraged to attend Java Jaunt Birding, held the third Sunday during cooler months, for field experience.
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Sunday, November 11, 2018 *
* Bird ID & FeederWatch Kickoff
Sunday, April 21, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

10:00 am - 11:30 am


Wetlands U: Geology
Friday, November 9, 2018
Saturday, May 18, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wetlands U: Do we have Badgers?
Monday, November 26, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wetlands U: History of Wetlands Park and the Region
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Volunteer V​entures

Trailhead Tours

Great for new volunteers and those who haven't had a chance to visit all the areas of the 2,900 acre park. Van transportation for nine participants. All tours meet at the Nature Center.

​Thursday, November 1, 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

​9:00 am - 1:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve

We'll meet at the Bird Preserve, where a volunteer will give an introductory talk before our walk.

Friday, November 30, 2018
​9:00 am - 11:00 am

Tour of Clark County Water Reclamation District Facility

Learn about how water reclamation facilities clean the water and see where it discharges in to the Las Vegas Wash. This tour includes two hours of walking, including stairs. We will meet at the facility at the corner of Flamingo & Stephanie.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
​10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tour of Clark County Heritage Museum

Tour Clark County Museum, including an opportunity to see the Bishop Ranch Root Cellar, which was excavated from the banks of the Las Vegas Wash.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
​10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Weekend Walkabouts: Join Wetlands Park Supervisor Ben Jurand​ exploring the park and beyond.

​Hike Wells Trailhead to Bostick Interpretive Area
Saturday, October 27, 2018

​Meet at Wells Trailhead
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Las Vegas Wash at ​Lake Mead * Trailhead TBD
Saturday, November 17, 2018
* Van transportation available for nine participants.

Meet at Nature Center
8:30 am - 1:30 pm


​Duck Creek Trailhead
Saturday, December 29, 2018

​Meet at Duck Creek Trailhead
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Duck Creek Confluence
Saturday, January 12, 2019

Meet at Nature Center
11:00 am - 2:00 pm​

​Hike Terrazza Park to Powerline Crossing
Saturday, February 23, 2019

​Meet at Terrazza Park
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

​Picnic at Pabco followed by walk
Saturday, March 30, 2019

​Meet at Pabco Trailhead
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

​Explore the Nature Preserve
Saturday, April 27, 2019
​Meet at Nature Center
9:00 am - 11:00 am


 
 

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Phone: (702) 455-7522
Fax: (702) 455-8747
Email: Wetlands@ClarkCountyNV.gov



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