2018 Volunteer Events
DATES: The event dates are listed below in bold. Events start at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. however dates and times can be flexible to accommodate you or your group.
PROGRAMS: Each volunteer event will include a short (approximately 10 minute) program which will explain the environmental issue being addressed with the project.
CAMPING: The campgrounds will be open and free sites available for the dates listed behind each event in parentheses () for volunteers working a minimum of 4 hours. Early registration is strongly recommended.
HOW TO SIGN UP: If you are interested in volunteering, please call (319) 338-3543 ext. 6306, or email email@example.com. Pre-registration is required a minimum of 24 hours prior to the event start time.
April 21: EARTH DAY EVENT. Volunteers will participate in a variety of events, such as shoreline clean-up and invasive species removal. An interpretive program will be included with each project. (April 20-22)
May 19: Shoreline Clean-up. Volunteers will be removing trash along the shoreline of Coralville Lake; working from the shore or from boats. (May 18-20)
Sept. 29: NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY. Volunteers will be working on a trail improvement project to address safety and sustainability issues. An interpretive program about forest ecosystems and trail maintenance will be included at the beginning of the event. (Sept. 28-30)
Oct.14: Prairie Seed Collection. Volunteers will be hand collecting prairie seed from a variety of prairie remnants and reconstructions to be re-planted into a 125 acre restoration project along Ely Blacktop (County Road W6E). An interpretive program about prairie ecosystems and restoration will be included at the beginning of the event. (Oct. 12-14)
Oct. 21: Prairie Seed Collection (see above description). (Oct. 19-21)
Nov. 4: Prairie Seed Collection (see above description).
Nov. 11: Prairie Seed Collection (see above description).
Additional dates can be arranged if none of the planned events suit your needs.