Docent volunteers needed at center |

Docent volunteers needed at center

Placer Nature Center in Auburn is seeking volunteer docents to lead groups of school children through science learning activities in the exhibit halls and on the nature trails at the foothill site.

Training for new docents will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 14 to 30. Volunteers will learn about the plants and animals of the foothill ecosystem, habitats and life cycles, resource conservation and the native Nisenan.

No experience is necessary. For more information about the docent training or other volunteer opportunities at Placer Nature Center, call 878-6053 or e-mail linda@placernaturecenter. org.

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