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VIPs wanted to volunteer in local parks

If you like being outdoors, regularly visit regional parks and enjoy people, the Regional District of Central Okanagan has an opportunity for you.

This spring, the parks services department is launching a Volunteers In Parks program and is looking for interested residents to become trail patrollers.

Interested volunteers are asked to attend a program information meeting at the Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan on Wednesday, April 2, 7 p.m., at Mission Creek Regional Park.

Community relations liaison Risti Lesperance said: “Our VIP Trail Patrollers will be additional eyes and ears in our regional parks. While their main function will be to record and report any problems for our regional parks staff to follow up on, they’ll also act at park ambassadors, providing information to visitors about the natural and cultural features of the park and if needed politely remind visitors about park regulations.”

Individuals can learn more about the Volunteers In Parks program by visiting the website www.regionaldistrict.com/parksVIP.

 

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