Delaware Bay Shorebird Stewards needed for 2018 shorebird season
If you enjoy bird watching, the Delaware Bay and interacting with people then this opportunity might be for you!
Part-time Shorebird Stewards are needed to protect critical shorebird beaches along the Delaware Bayshore. These include Villas beaches north to Reed’s Beach in Cape May County and Fortescue in Cumberland County.
Also See: Jersey Shore Horseshoe Crabs
Shorebird stewards support beach closures by being present at closed beaches during shorebird season to ensure that resting and foraging shorebirds are not disturbed. This job includes educating beach visitors as to why the beaches are closed and the importance of the beaches to horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds.
Dates: May 12th through May 28th.
Hours: Stewards can choose the days they are available. Hours worked can be 4-8 hrs per day.
Training/meeting: Saturday April 29th, 10-12, Cape May Bird Observatory, Goshen NJ
Stipend: a stipend of $8.50 an hour is offered
If interested, please contact: CWF Wildlife Biologist, Larissa Smith Larissa.Smith@conservewildlifenj.org or 609-628-0402
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