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Volunteer Vacations with Animals: Donate Your Time to Charity for Your Next Vacation

Volunteer vacations allow you, and sometimes your entire family, to combine your love for travel with your passion for a cause. And since many of these opportunities involved conservation, habitat, and/or wildlife, it’s a great way to explore a possible … Continue reading

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Wild Animal Trainer Job Description

Training wild animals has many benefits for the animal. A well-trained wild animal forms a close bond and develops communication with its trainer. This bond, communication, and challenge it gives the animal all help to enrich its life. Husbandry training, … Continue reading

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Be a Stand Out Volunteer to Get Jobs in Wildlife

Most jobs in wildlife, especially those that involve working hands on with wild animals, require that you have experience with wild animals of a variety of species. You’ll need experience feeding the animals, cleaning cages, and building habitats. Volunteering at … Continue reading

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Park Ranger Job Description

Park Ranger Job Duties Within the park ranger job description, park rangers perform a range of duties throughout their careers. These include: • management of the natural habitat using known habitat conservation and restoration techniques • office work that includes analyzing … Continue reading

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Wildlife Rehabilitator Job Description

Wildlife Rehabilitator Job Duties Working as a wildlife rehabilitator is one of those jobs in wildlife that will have you working directly with animals. The central goal of a wildlife rehab center is to provide care for sick and injured … Continue reading

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The Ecological Impact of Oil Spills

By Jkala M. Assar The Exxon Valdez spill of 1989 slicked over 11,000 square miles of water and altered 1,300 miles of pristine Alaskan coastline. Originally, wildlife mortality was estimated to be nearly 250,000 sea mammals, fowl, and other coastal … Continue reading

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What Does a Volunteer Community Outreach Coordinator Do?

Due to limited funds, many wildlife and environmental nonprofit organizations rely heavily on volunteers to keep their organization running. This includes putting volunteers into positions with a great amount of responsibility that typically would be reserved as a staff position … Continue reading

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How Bird Watching Keeps a Watch on Environmental Changes

When it comes to climate change and other environmental challenges, those most attuned to nature are often the first to notice that something is amiss.  In the case of global warming, many avid bird watchers have been sounding the warning … Continue reading

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