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Ambassadors


Description:

The City of Fort Collins Forestry Division maintains over 56,000 trees on public property along streets, and in parks, cemeteries, golf courses and other City facilities. The City is seeking skill based Urban Forest Ambassadors to assist with updating inventory data, perform urban forest health assessments, tree planting events, and engage the community in spreading the value and importance of our community’s urban forest! Urban Forest Ambassadors will perform a variety of tasks including updating the inventory, assessing for structural defects or insect and disease and engaging with the Fort Collins Community. The volunteers will help us update the public tree inventory on a more frequent basis. These efforts will include the use of an iPad or smartphone, diameter tape, and educational material to complete tasks as assigned by Forestry staff. Urban Forest Ambassadors are an integral part of urban forest management that will help continue health and longevity of the urban forest for generations to come.

 

 

Time Commitment:
  • Program will occur Spring through Fall
  • Attend Virtual Orientation (Spring)
  • UFAs get to choose their own hours Monday through Sunday
  • Forestry Staff support will be available Monday through Friday, 7am to 3:30pm
  • Attend the Urban Forest Ambassador Appreciation Night (Fall)

 

Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.

Questions? Contact Carrie Tomlinson


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