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Volunteer at Garden in the Woods
Love flowers, people, and being outside? Well on Tuesday February 28, from 10:00-11:30am the New England Wildflower Society will be holding a volunteer fair at its Garden in the Woods. Learn to support native plant conservation mission while making new friends and learning about local flora. Volunteers are needed to lead garden tours for adults or children, to work in the garden, to help with plant propagation in the stockbeds, to assist in the library, and to volunteer beyond the Garden's gates working as a Plant Conservation Volunteer or with invasive plant management projects. Attend a brief presentation about volunteer opportunities, followed by refreshments and a tour of the facilities. Feel free to share with friends you think might be interested. Contact Bonnie Drexler, Education Director, email@example.com to register. Click here for more information.
Trail Work with Appalachian Mountain Club
Get Out, Get Dirty, Give Back! AMC’s 2012 AMC Trails Volunteer opportunities are listed on line and are open for registration. They have new exciting Teen Trail Crew programs in the Maine Woods, White Mountains, and the Berkshires. Adult Volunteer Vacations offer volunteers a chance to give back in amazing locations throughout New Hampshire, and Maine. Don't have a full week to dedicate to a Trails Volunteer program? No problem, check out the full listing of day and weekend Work Parties from New Jersey to Maine. Looking for opportunities closer to home - join your local AMC Chapter on any number of trail stewardship projects scheduled for the 2012 field season. Don't delay - space is limited on these extremely popular programs, so sign up TODAY!
Cleanup and Storm Drain Leaders Needed to Save the Bay
Save The Bay has an urgent need for additional cleanup leaders. Training will be on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 10 am to 11 am in Providence. Additionally, thanks to funding from REI, Save The Bay is kicking off a Clean Beaches & Waterways for All program. Save The Bay is combining its two popular volunteer programs - Shoreline Cleanups & Storm Drain Markings - to maximize community visibility and environmental impact to Narragansett Bay and its watershed. The goal is to conduct storm drain markings in each area that are hosting a shoreline or community cleanup in for the 2012 season. Become a Storm Drain Marking Leader! Training will be on Sat. Feb. 25 from 12 pm - 1 pm in Providence, immediately following the cleanup leaders meeting. Participation in both is welcome. For more information click here.