Nevada County’s three state parks are looking for volunteers, and there will be volunteer training this weekend. Over 400 volunteers are used at Empire Mine, South Yuba River, and Malokoff Diggins State Parks. Park Ranger Greg Sherr works at Empire Mine. He says over 250 volunteers there do a little of everything.
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Empire Mine is looking for tour guides and other positions. Dan Youngren is a ranger at South Yuba River.
Click here to listen to Ranger Dan Youngren
There are over a hundred volunteers at South Yuba River, and about 25 at Malokoff Diggins. The volunteer training is Saturday from 9am to 1pm. If you are interested, you can call Empire Mine State Park at 273-8522, or South Yuba River State Park at 432-2546.