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Forest Service and South Tahoe Environmental Education Coalition looking for volunteers for children’s programs


usfs-logo-282x300-5965872-3020874South Lake Tahoe, Calif., –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and the South Tahoe Environmental Education Coalition (STEEC) need volunteers to assist with programs and activities for elementary school students in South Lake Tahoe this fall.  Volunteer training will take place on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Tallac Historic Site located approximately three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Hwy. 89.

Volunteers will train with experienced educators to learn skills needed to lead Children’s Forest, Outdoor Explore and Kokanee Salmon field trips for students in kindergarten through 4th-grade.  Volunteers are encouraged to commit to volunteering a minimum of two program days during September or October 2012.

STEEC is a collaborative network of more than 20 local agencies and organizations dedicated to bringing high quality environmental education programs to Lake Tahoe Unified School District students.

For more information, contact Megan Dee at (530) 543-2618 or email [email protected] or visitwww.steec.org.

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