Wildflower Gardener
Location: Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Duties: Maintain, plant, and weed assigned garden boxes at Refuge Headquarters or the raised garden beds at the Oak Savanna Learning Center. All equipment and training is provided.
Qualifications & Time Commitment: Must complete a volunteer orientation with the volunteer coordinator prior to volunteering. Volunteers must be in good physical condition and able to work independently with a minimum amount of supervision. An interest and knowledge of native plants vs. weeds is a plus. Volunteers should be prepared by wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and dress for outdoor work. Volunteers are responsible for their own transportation.

Volunteers will be responsible for weeding and maintaining the flower beds one time a month during the summer (May-September).
Job Hazards: Potential hazards for this role include outdoor hazards such as scratches from plants (may include thorns and nettles), rash from poison ivy, insect bites/stings, or sunburn. Other potential hazards include injury from slips, trips and falls, blisters or foot problems could occur from hours of walking, strain from bending and lifting, cuts/abrasions to hands and arms, or strain from lifting heavy trash objects or trash bags.
Address: 17076 293rd Ave NW
Zimmerman, MN 55398
Work:(763) 389-3323
Web site:https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Sherburne/what_we_do/get_involved.html
Volunteers serve up to: 2 hours Monthly
Times needed:
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Experience/Skills/Qualifications: Invasive Species Identification
Plant Identification
Wildflower Identification