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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering Events 2021

The Wetlands Conservancy relies on volunteers working together to maintain and restore nearly all our urban properties throughout the summer. No experience necessary! Anyone who has completed a waiver and an RSVP form is welcome to join!

Hart Memorial Wetland Cleanup: June 5th and 19th, 9-12pm
Blackberry and ivy removal, less strenuous terrain

Cedar Mill Wetland Cleanup: May 27th 9-12pm
Trash collection and irrigation piping removal, strenuous terrain and heavy lifting. Wasp/bee alert

Apache Cleanup: May 13th and 22nd 9-12pm
Trail maintenance and blackberry removal, less strenuous terrain

Gresham Meadowlands Cleanup: June 3rd
Blackberry removal and transplant rehab, less strenuous terrain

Nyberg/Stafford Wetland Cleanup: June 10th and 24th 9-12pm
Trash collection and irrigation piping removal, strenuous terrain and heavy lifting. Wasp/bee alert

Community Science – August/September is Beaver Survey Season!
Beavers are great indicators and sustainers of wetland health. The Wetlands Conservancy collects annual data on urban beaver populations throughout Washington County. Trained community scientists log signs of beaver activity along creeks and streams between wetland preserves. Join our survey team!

Beaver survey training August 16th, 2021
Guided surveys every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday through September
Check out our observations here: https://www.anecdata.org/explore/?project_id=302

Community Science – February/March is Amphibian Survey Season!
Certain amphibians are indicators of wetland health. The Wetlands Conservancy collects annual data on urban amphibian populations throughout Washington and Clackamas Counties. Trained community scientists search for and log amphibian egg masses within our wetland preserves. Join our survey team!

Amphibian survey training January 25th, 2022
Guided surveys every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday through September

Email volunteer@wetlandsconservancy.org for more information on volunteering with TWC.