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Seeking Volunteers to Staff Fire Lookouts in the Forest

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The Fire Lookout Host Program, one of the many volunteer programs of the Southern California Mountains Foundation, is now recruiting volunteers to staff fire lookouts for the 2018 fire season. Lookout Volunteers help protect the forest and local mountains communities as well as communities along the forest boundary from the threat of fire. Additionally, Lookout Volunteers act as hosts to the multitude of public that visit the towers. New Volunteer trainings begin April 9th, 2018. Becoming a Fire Lookout host is serious business and a lot of fun! Volunteers must attend 4 training classes: a two hour Orientation class, a three hour Natural History class, a seven hour Operations class, and an all-day In-Tower Training that puts you in the fire lookout with an experienced host. Becoming a fire lookout is an interesting, enjoyable, and rewarding undertaking. However, it is not a position to be taken lightly. Our lookout hosts must…
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Fire Lookouts Needed 2017

Fire Lookout Host Program Contact: George or Pam Morey (909) 225-1025 or pammorey@fs.fed.us  Volunteers Needed to staff the Fire Lookouts! The Fire Lookout Host Program, which is one of the six Volunteer programs of the Southern California Mountains Foundation, is recruiting Volunteers to staff fire lookouts for the 2017 fire season. Lookout Volunteers help to protect the forest and local mountains communities as well as the communities along and outside of the forest boundary from the threat of fire. Lookout Volunteers also act as hosts to many visitors to the lookouts. New Volunteer trainings begin April 8nd, 2017. To be a Fire Lookout host, Volunteers must attend 4 training classes. Orientation- a two hour introduction to the program Interpretation/Natural History- a three hour class Operations-an all day seven hour class In-Tower Training- an eight hour, hands on training that takes place in the Lookout with an…
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