A group of volunteers and staff committed to careful wilderness stewardship in wilderness areas in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and eastern portions of the Mount Hood National Forest.
Trained to work safely and effectively in the backcountry.
Willing to commit their time to wilderness stewardship. Time commitments vary, some people volunteer on a weekly basis while others might make it out a little as a several weekdays or weekends over the course of a summer.
Serve as a Volunteer Ranger and spend time at popular sites
Become a Volunteer Climbing Ranger on Mount Adams
Help with campsite and trail Restoration
Collect Data as a part of your backpacking trip or day hike
Help with much need Administrative Assistance
Be a part of Education and Community Building
Document and Treat Invasive Species
Visitor Engagement (including equestrian friends)
Cascade Wilderness Stewards gain:
Diversity in job experience
A valuable community
The opportunity to awaken and strengthen the connections that other people make to wilderness
A personal role in preserving special places
A variety of opportunities to share their talents and experience while gaining new ones
We would love to have a conversation with you about your background and your interests. Please contact Justin Ewer, Wilderness Manager at Mount Adams Ranger District, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509.395.3390