A Nature Photographer’s Thanksgiving, Part 2

Volunteers in a Rock Creek Conservancy work crew remove invasive plants, giving native species room to grow and sustain insect and animal life.
Volunteers in a Rock Creek Conservancy work crew remove invasive plants, giving native species room to grow and sustain insect and animal life.

Story and photo by Frank Gallagher

Along with the bounty on the table tomorrow, most of us will be grateful for things like our family, health, home and hearth.  We might also be thankful for the wonderful photographic opportunities that abound in this old world, even with all its problems (see A Nature Photographer’s Thanksgiving, Part 1).  I am embarrassed to admit that sometimes missing from my list of things to be thankful for are the volunteers that make possible so many of the experiences I enjoy.

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National Volunteer Week

NANPA Thanks Volunteers

 

NANPA is very thankful to all of our many volunteers – past and present – that have made the organization the success that it is today.

Volunteers:

Govern the organization on the NANPA Board of Directors
Serve on committees and task forces
Present webinars
Lead Meetup groups
Proofread NANPA publications
Judge NANPA photo contests
Monitor and post on NANPA’s social media accounts
Plan Summits, Celebrations & Regional Events
And so much more!

We sincerely thank all of our volunteers and appreciate their contributions to the organization.

Teresa Ransdell, NANPA Membership Director