Join Our Team for Summer 2024!

By |2024-02-09T21:35:16+00:00January 10th, 2024|Environmental and Trails, FDRD Events, Volunteer Opportunities|

Join Our Team! FDRD 2024 Job Announcements       Summer Seasonal Positions Program Coordinator Friends of the Dillon Ranger District Status: Full Time Seasonal Compensation: $22-25 an hour dependent on experience Start Date: May 13, 2024 (Flexible) End Date: October 4th, 2024 (Flexible)

2023 Accomplishments

By |2023-12-21T20:20:34+00:00December 21st, 2023|Environmental and Trails, FDRD Events, Volunteer Opportunities|

2023 Accomplishments Recreation in Summit County is busier than ever before and FDRD’s mission is increasingly important to both our community and visitors. We accomplished a lot of work in the 2023 field season which would not have been possible without our volunteers and our USFS partners. The community involvement

Become a Youth Forest Steward!

By |2023-04-28T15:39:20+00:00April 16th, 2023|Environmental and Trails, FDRD Events, Volunteer Opportunities|

Join Our Team! Youth Forest Stewards What are they and how do I become one?! Applications Are Now Open! Deadline: May 1st, 2023 The Youth Forest Stewards (YFS) is a program with Friends of the Dillon Ranger District (FDRD) that brings together high school aged students for a

Ways to Volunteer

By |2023-03-01T23:13:09+00:00March 1st, 2023|Volunteer Opportunities|

Most community members recognize Friends of the Dillon Ranger District as a trail maintenance and stewardship non-profit group. A large portion of our volunteer hours every year come from the 30-40 trail projects we have throughout the project season. The volunteer work at these trail projects can be more physically demanding and not for

Ranger Patrol 2023

By |2023-07-13T17:28:35+00:00March 1st, 2023|Environmental and Trails, Volunteer Opportunities|

Ranger Patrollers in the Wild Ranger Patrol is FDRD’s most popular volunteer program! This opportunity is designed for hiking enthusiasts who enjoy interacting with fellow forest users and giving back to their local National Forest all at once. With visitation in Summit County increasing on an annual basis, the need for informed and dedicated volunteers

2022 Accomplishments

By |2022-11-02T16:41:20+00:00November 1st, 2022|Environmental and Trails, FDRD Events, Volunteer Opportunities|

Recreation in Summit County is busier than ever before and FDRD’s mission is increasingly important to both our community and visitors.  We were able to accomplishment a lot in our 2022 field season.  We wouldn’t be able to be as productive without our amazing volunteers.  We had volunteers that have been

Fish Shocking

By |2022-11-02T16:28:56+00:00September 1st, 2022|Environmental and Trails, Volunteer Opportunities|

Fish Shocking This past month, we had the opportunity to bring volunteers out into the field with the USFS Fisheries Crew to do some fish shocking at North Fork of Swan River. Fish shocking is a technique used to temporarily attract and immobilize fish in an area to monitor and study them.

Social Distancing Friendly Volunteer Opportunities

By |2020-06-15T22:19:42+00:00June 1st, 2020|Volunteer Opportunities|

Social Distancing Friendly Volunteer Opportunities New Ways to Volunteer This Summer While Following Social Distancing Guidelines Here at FDRD we've been hard at work brainstorming and coordinating some outdoor volunteer opportunities for our amazing community, that are safe to do during a global pandemic. Because we all know that

Help The Forest While You Hike Our Trails!

By |2020-10-07T11:24:23+00:00April 1st, 2020|Volunteer Opportunities|

Help The Forest While You Hike Our Trails! *NEW* Ranger Patrol Training Saturday, May 16th  8:00am – 4:00pm (mandatory attendance for inclusion in the 2020 season) North Branch Library - 651 Center Circle, Silverthorne, CO For over the past decade, volunteers of FDRD have been assisting the US Forest Service

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