2021 Mojave Preserve Restoration Team

Expected Dates
September 13, 2021 to December 5, 2021
Site
Mojave National Preserve
Position ID
PO-00731514
An SCA Team will help the National Park Service to reverse damage from un-authorized OHV use and better manage allowable OHV use along the historic Mojave Road, as the road traverses the Mojave National Preserve  and has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.

SCA will provide the Mojave National Preserve with a team of young adults to help correct the situation, while securing access to quality outdoor recreation and camping opportunities along the road.   The team will accomplish the following:

1 .Reestablish boundary signs and markings.
2.  Repair damage from illegal routes that encroach off of the Mojave Road and into Wilderness.
3.  Restore disturbed areas to a natural setting and replant native vegetation.
4.  Build water bars and check dams to control erosion from these routes as needed.
5.  Restore and refurbish recognized camping areas and sites along the Mojave Road that have been damaged due to heavy use.
6.  
Install barriers such as fences, bollards, etc., in areas as need to prevent further damage.
  • Mojave National Preserve on the California Desert
Main Area of Focus
Natural Resources Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Ecology & Restoration
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Camping
competent with supervision
GPS
some experience
Hand Tools
competent without supervision