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Now Hiring for Summer Interns

By |2020-01-15T16:38:34-06:00January 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Whiterock Conservancy will be hiring interns for the summer of 2020!- Apply Now. Trails, Land Management, Communication and Website Land Management Intern/ Summer Position $12 per hour and housing Seasonal duties: Whiterock Conservancy is a non-profit land trust. Interested candidates can expect a great deal of variability in tasks. The primary tasks include running equipment [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

By |2020-01-09T11:30:56-06:00January 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

If you volunteered during 2019, or plan to in 2020, we would like to see you on February 8! Saturday, February 8, 202, 6-8 pm Bur Oak Visitors’ Center, 1436 Highway 141, Coon Rapids Join with fellow volunteers as staff as we celebrate 2019 and look forward to 2020. Bring your stories from Whiterock 2019. [...]

Giving Tuesday

By |2019-12-02T16:22:33-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

During this season of thanks and giving, it is a wonderful time to remember the non-profits that work every day to make life better. We know you have options of where to donate and volunteer. At Whiterock Conservancy we are thankful for your support during #GivingTuesday and everyday. If you appreciate the work Whiterock Conservancy [...]

Register for Future of Agriculture

By |2019-11-01T15:05:23-05:00November 1st, 2019|Agriculture, Events|

Discuss “what’s next for agriculture?” with thought provoking leaders. Each speaker will have  an hour presentation with time allocated for questions and discussion. November 14,  8:30 to 4:30 at the Bur Oak Visitors' Center Regular registration $30: http:/weblink.donorperfect.com/FutureofAg%20 Student registration $15: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/FutureofAgStudent Featuring: Fred Iutzi, President, The Land Institute, Salina, KS After 10,000 Years: Sizing [...]

Weather Damage

By |2019-05-21T21:28:45-05:00May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Whiterock has experienced strong winds today along with rain.  We have some trees down in the Oakridge and River campgrounds.  We will work to clean these up as soon as possible and also check the trails for downed trees which are likely.  If you are interested in helping with purchasing replacement 3 year old Bur [...]

Reflections on the challenges of economic growth and environmental sustainability

By |2019-06-04T20:58:16-05:00March 28th, 2019|Conservation, volunteer|

Estelle Usunier (NCCC) and Penny Perkins (Whiterock Conservancy) plant swamp white oaks to diversify ash forest. One of my favorite childhood books was published in 1971. It captures the challenges of economic growth and environmental sustainability. Forty-eight years later, here I sit asking myself "have we as a society made progress"? The book [...]

Summer Seasonal Aid Position

By |2019-03-05T22:38:58-06:00March 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Whiterock is hiring for Summer! May 15-August 15 (Flexible start and end dates) Seasonal duties: Ecological restoration, mowing, weed eating, handling canoes/ kayaks, trail maintenance, handling natural resource aid goats, working with small groups, seed collecting, and various other duties. Housing may be available- $12/ hour. Send cover letter, resume, and three references to: [...]