Forest Society Volunteer Easement Monitor Program Training
Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests
Friday, May 3, 2019 • 9:00am–4:00pm
Location to be provided upon registration
Concord, NH 03301
About the Event
Sponsoring Organization: Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests
About this Event: Do you like to hike off-trail in the woods? Would you like to explore conservation properties and enjoy the challenge of navigating through the forest with a map and compass? The Forest Society is looking to train new Volunteer Easement Monitors to monitor properties in the following areas:
- Deering, NH
- Warner/Salisbury, NH
- Ashland/Tamworth, NH
- Goshen, NH
Skills/Qualifications: Familiar and comfortable with navigating off-trail in the woods, ability to use (or learn to use) technology- GPS app for tablet or smartphone- to collect track, point and photo data and submit it to the Forest Society. Knowledge of stewardship and forestry practices also helpful, but not essential. Willing to travel some distance in NH to reach easement properties, and willing to monitor 2-5 properties per year, for 2+ years. Potential Volunteers will need to have a working smartphone in order to collect monitoring data: tracks, waypoints and geolocated photos. We will show you how to download and use a free navigation app.
Training will take place in Concord, NH and is open to new volunteers willing to work in the locations above.
To express interest in participating as a new Easement Monitor, use the Sign Up button below.