Southern Sierra Research Station

...conserving biological diversity through research

2014 Research Opportunities


Location: The Southern Sierra Nevada surrounding the the Kern River Valley in southern California.

Duration: May to July.

Job Type: Volunteer

Research Description: Thanks to the incredible efforts and donations of our volunteers, SSRS has built and hung 56 nest boxes in the Southern Sierra surrounding the Kern River Valley. Research volunteers are needed to assist us in checking these nest boxes for Flammulated Owls. Volunteers will be trained in owl identification and shown how to use SSRS equipment required for nest box checking.

Interested volunteers should send an email to our volunteer coordinator: Jenna Stanek (jestanek.ssrs AT at the Southern Sierra Research Station ( The Southern Sierra Research Station is an Equal Opportunity Employer.