Volunteer

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Join us in the field, and get to work!

Don't forget to sign up as a Pickering Creek Volunteer, so you can recieve volunteer opportunity notifications, log your hours and and keep in touch! Click here to log on!  For all volunteer events listed below, please call Samantha at 410-822-4903 to let her know you are planning on helping out.

Gardening Day at Pickering
Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00AM-12PM
Saturday Service Day.Volunteers of all ages are welcome. We will be weeding and cleaning out garden beds at the Center. Volunteers are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch and stay for Canoe cleaning and volunteer paddle afterwards.

Planting for Birds
Monday, April 24, 2017
6:00-7:30pm
Do you enjoy watching hummingbirds hovering in the flower bed or finches at the bird feeder?  Learn how to Invite feathered friends to your yard with plants that provide birds with what they need. Planting native plants are a great way to enhance the beauty of your yard and help  birds and other wildlife at the same time.  Find out how native plants help birds and get tips for incorporating them into your yard and garden in this informative evening program. 

 Project Clean Stream Cleanup
Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:00AM-12PM
Saturday Service Day. Volunteers of all ages are welcome. We will remove trash from wet woodlands across Sharp Rd as part of statewide activities for Project Clean Stream.

Native Planting Day
Saturday, June 17, 2017
9:00AM-12PM
Saturday Service Day. Volunteers of all ages are welcome. Dig in and further improve habitat for wildlife. We will plant native plants in various spots throughout the Center. 


Bird Monitoring at Pickering Creek
Do you enjoy watching birds? You are invited to participate in two ongoing volunteer Bird monitoring programs at Pickering Creek. Volunteers of all abilities are welcome.

Third Monday each month, 8:00-10:00 am
Join an experienced birder on the 3rd Monday of each month from 8-10am for e-Bird monitoring along the Center’s trails.

Wednesdays and Thursdays, November 16-April 7
Enjoy watching and recording bird sightings from the comfort of the office on Wednesdays and Thursdays for project Feederwatch starting on November16.

ONGOING VOLUNTEER NEEDS AT THE CENTER

Call 410-822-4903 for additional project details and registration.

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