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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Originally published 12:42 a.m., March 6, 2014 Updated 12:42 a.m., March 6, 2014

Volunteers Wanted for Los Padres Preservation Project

Los Padres National Forest officials today announced the Monterey Ranger District is seeking volunteers to work in an exciting archaeology program.


Los Padres National Forest officials today announced the Monterey Ranger District is seeking volunteers to work in an exciting archaeology program. Applications are being accepted for “Partners in Preservation” site stewards. The deadline for submitting your application is March 17.

To qualify as a “Partners in Preservation” volunteer, applicants are required to complete a 2-day training workshop. The next workshop will be held Saturday, April 5, and Sunday, April 6. Training will take place April 5 at the Monterey Ranger District office in King City, followed by training in the field April 6.

This training is sponsored by the Ventana Wilderness Alliance and will be led by the Society for California Archaeology through its California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program with the assistance of Los Padres National Forest staff.

Additional volunteer opportunities on the Monterey Ranger District are available on an individual basis.

For additional information on the “Partners in Preservation” program or for other archaeology volunteer opportunities, contact North Zone Archaeologist Bob Strickland by phone at (831) 385-5434, extension 20771, or by email at rnstrickland@fs.fed.us.

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