Volunteer opportunities


Yellowstone National Park recruiting citizen science volunteers
Yellowstone National Park is recruiting citizen science volunteers to assist park staff in researching environmental change in Yellowstone in summer 2020. Phenology is the study of nature’s calendar, especially in relation to climate, and the timing of plant and animal life cycles. For more information please call Erik Oberg at 307.344.2156 or email resume and preferred participation dates to erik_oberg@nps.govDeadline: None indicated

Expressions of interest from First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples
CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC are seeking expressions of interest for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples who may wish to participate in an Indigenous Research Reference Group this fall.
Deadline: None indicated

Request for Canadian submissions to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Sixth Assessment Report’s ‘Cross-Chapter Paper on Mountains’ 
Seeking participation of the Canadian mountain research community in a chapter synthesizing available literature about climate change impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability in mountain environments and communities.
Deadline: Papers must be submitted for publication by July 1, 2020 and accepted by May 1, 2021.

Get involved in the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas’ Mountains Specialist Group
The IUCN WCPA Mountains Specialist Group facilitates the enhanced conservation, effective management and adequate protection of mountain protected areas in one of the Earth’s most important biomes. Professionals and leaders of all age groups, areas of specialization and world regions interested in contributing to protected areas conservation are invited to apply for membership. 
Deadline: None

Become a member of the IUCN Mountain Ecosystems Specialist Group
Apply to become a member of the Mountain Ecosystems Specialist Group, which serves as the technical focal point for IUCN on mountain ecosystems. 
Deadline: None