Volunteer with BLM Wyoming
Why volunteer for BLM Wyoming?
|Click on the images to read about the volunteer projects and view more pics.|
|2010 - BLM Cody Partners with Local Groups to Improve Wildlife Habitat|
|2009 - Teamwork Results in Clean-up of BLM Petroglyph Site|
|2008 - Kemmerer National Public Lands Day efforts a success|
Volunteering provides the following opportunities to:
actively participate in the stewardship of our public lands
enjoy beautiful, rustic and unique public lands
visit cultural and historical sites
experience world class fishing
- relax in great areas of open spaces
Who can volunteer for BLM Wyoming?
Any U.S. citizen or an individual with official immigrant status (by marriage or green card) over the age of 8-years-old is eligible to volunteer. Children between 8 and 16-years-old must either volunteer with their parents or be part of an organized youth, church, or school group.
What about non-citizens?
Unfortunately, BLM is unable to directly accept international volunteers. We can work with third-party voluntary service organizations that specialize in obtaining assignments for international volunteers.
What kind of work can I do for BLM Wyoming?
Volunteers can participate in almost any BLM program where a need has been identified. Some of the assignments that volunteers have accomplished include trail work, wildlife monitoring, visitor contact, restoring riparian areas, planting trees, mapping, and computer input. The only areas where volunteers are prohibited from working involve law enforcement, fire suppression or as a part of special use flights.
How do I find out about available BLM Wyoming volunteer opportunities?
Check this web page regularly, or call or visit your nearest BLM office.
How do I apply for a BLM Wyoming volunteer opportunity?
Each announcement lists a specific contact person. Simply print off the Volunteer Application, complete it, and return it to the appropriate contact person. Be sure to indicate the announcement in which you are interested.