Here are the volunteer qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older (minors are welcome to join sampling outings but asked not to lead data collection)
  • Able to use a smartphone to collect data
  • Have the experience and ability to travel in the outdoors with at least one partner safely
  • Previous field data collection experience is preferred but not required

We supply you with the tools and training necessary to collect samples from the forest. You are required to follow all environmental, safety, and permitting protocols.