Applications accepted for docent training |

Applications accepted for docent training

Applications are now being accepted for the 2003 docent training classes at the South Yuba River, to be held at the Bridgeport Visitor Center.

The courses will cover wildlife biology, archeology, local history, visitor center operation, natural history and more. This is an opportunity to learn about wildlife photography, bird and wildflower identification, gold panning, trail patrolling and helping visitors.

Volunteers can work at Bridgeport, up-river from the old Highway 49 bridge, do history research, be part of the oral history program, or participate in “Living History” presentations.

The deadline for applications is March 8, the first day of class. Classes conclude Saturday, May 10.

For applications or more information, call (530) 432-2546 or fax (530) 432-4182. Applications are also available at the Gold Mines Sector Office at 10556 East Empire Street in Grass Valley, (530) 273-3884. Return applications to the South Yuba River State Park, 17660 Pleasant Valley Road, Penn Valley, CA 95946.

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