Volunteer opportunities

Are you interested in rolling up your sleeves and volunteering to help connect, protect, and restore the Greater Hells Canyon Region? We offer numerous ways to get involved. From clearing brush and building tread on the Blue Mountains Trail, to groundtruthing a logging project site or sharing the good, bad and ugly things you've experienced when visiting our public lands, there are lots of ways for you to give back to this special place — just let us know what you're interested in and we'll find a job for you!

Trail Maintenance

From hiking with a handsaw or lopers to clear brush, to learning the sawyer skills required to use crosscut saws and chainsaws for more heavy duty clearing, the opportunities to participate in trail maintenance and stewardship in the Greater Hells Canyon Region are widespread. And our trails need it.

 

We currently have opportunities to participate in trail maintenance on the Blue Mountains Trail, and we also work closely with partner trail stewardship organizations on areas throughout Northeast Oregon. Please email jared@hellscanyon.org to get signed up for stewardship opportunities, or join our Blue Mountains Trail newsletter for future updates.

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Bumblebee Surveys

When it comes to volunteering and community science, participating in bumblebee research is a ton of fun. Bumblebees are easy to catch, identify, and release unharmed, you don't need to worry about being stung, and these pollinators are critical to our understanding of broader ecosystem health.

 

In the summer, we plan a variety of volunteer survey events fun for people of all ages. We work closely with partner organizations on areas throughout Northeast Oregon. Please email jared@hellscanyon.org to get on our volunteer list, and join our monthly Hells Bells Newsletter for future updates and outings.

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