Friends of Nevada Wilderness is excited to invite you to join our live Spring Monitor Training Webinar!
Photo: Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
Meet the newest member of the FNW staff and new Springs Coordinator, Montana Stevens.
Montana will be presenting a walkthrough of basic spring monitoring techniques, tools, and procedures.
Our hope is that you can take the knowledge obtained from this webinar to out and Independently collect spring data in the wild places of Nevada on your own time!
Please RSVP and register for this event in advance by following THIS LINK. (Link also found below)
Photo: Relict Leopard Frog at BLM Spring
Becoming an Independent Spring Steward
Becoming a independent spring monitoring volunteer with Friends of Nevada Wilderness is a great opportunity to explore the wild places and rich biodiversity Southern Nevada has to offer all while also collecting valuable data that can ultimately serve to protect and learn about these very special areas.
By watching this Webinar and filing the proper volunteer/Insurance forms with our federal partners you will be grated access to the Friends of Nevada Wilderness Spring Stewardship Portal. Here you will find even more detailed resources to guide your spring stewardship goals as well a information to aid in spring access and locations (GPS, Access and hike difficulty, vehicle needs, ect).
At the annual FNW volunteer appreciation event we highlight independent surveyors for there ambitious spring stewarding.
Photo: Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. Independent Monitoring.
The Webinar is scheduled for Tuesday the 18th of October from 3:00 - 4:30pm. The webinar will include a presentation laying out the protocols, data collection methods, tools, and other info related to properly monitoring and reporting on springs in Southern Nevada, followed by a brief Q and A section. The webinar will last approximately 1.5 hours and then be uploaded to the FNW website for future reference.
During the webinar we will discus the use of two free phone applications (Avanza & iNaturalist) though it isn't necessary, downloading and familiarizing yourself with these apps beforehand will make the use demonstration portion of the webinar much easier.
Date: Tuesday, October, 18th, 2022.
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Please register in advance for this webinar
Day of access: https://us02web.zoom.us/s/84584529983
Photo: Swallowtail Butterfly at Forest Service Spring
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Friend of Nevada Wilderness. Please reach out to us at the spring stewardship email with any questions or concerns.
Friends of Nevada Wilderness. [email protected]