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Looking For A Few Good Volunteers-Bighorn Brigade Recruitment

Long time Bighorn Brigade volunteer Sylvia Smith enjoys viewing bighorn sheep with park visitors.  Photo courtesy Rocky Mountain National Park

Long time Bighorn Brigade volunteer Sylvia Smith enjoys viewing bighorn sheep with park visitors. Photo courtesy Rocky Mountain National Park

Beginning in mid May, a dedicated group of volunteers known as the Bighorn Brigade will be back on duty. This volunteer group helps staff the Sheep Lakes Information Station in Horseshoe Park, one of the premier wildlife viewing areas in Rocky Mountain National Park. Volunteers furnish information to park visitors about bighorn sheep and other park resources protect the migration of bighorn sheep across Hwy 34, and educate visitors on ethical wildlife viewing.

Rocky Mountain National Park is currently recruiting new volunteers for the Bighorn Brigade. These volunteers work one day per week from May 16 through August 15. Shifts are either 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

New volunteers for the Bighorn Brigade are required to attend an afternoon and evening training session on Friday, May 15. If you are interested in volunteering for the Bighorn Brigade or would like more information, please call Cynthia Langguth, Bighorn Brigade supervisor, at 586-1224, or the park’s volunteer office at 586-1330.

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