Baraboo Hills Volunteer Opportunities
The Baraboo Hills office has an active volunteer stewardship committee that runs work parties at least once a month on our preserves. They need volunteers who like to work in the outdoors and want to take an active part in preserve management. Join other volunteers one Saturday each month at a preserve in the Baraboo Hills. Activities include controlling invasive plant species, maintaining hiking trails, tree planting, seed collection, tree monitoring and working on fire breaks. Follow this link for specific dates and times of upcoming work parties.
Preserve Boundary Posting
We are looking for volunteers to help with posting the boundaries of our preserves in the Baraboo Hills. This is an excellent opportunity for a committed volunteer to really get to know the lands we protect. Good map reading and compass skills desirable.
The Baraboo Hills office is looking for volunteers to lead field trips on an on-call basis, about one time per year. Field trip leaders need to be knowledgeable about some aspect of the biology of the Baraboo Hills and familiar with The Nature Conservancy.
If you are interested in volunteering in the Baraboo Hills or would like to learn more about volunteer opportunities, please contact Ann Calhoun, Baraboo Hills Project Coordinator, at (608) 356-5300. Our office is located at 124 2nd Street, Room 33, Baraboo.
Door Peninsula Volunteer Opportunities
From time to time, we need assistance at our Door Peninsula preserves removing invasive species, planting trees, etc. If you are interested in volunteering to help with land management, please contact our Door Peninsula office in Sturgeon Bay to be added to our email list for notification of land stewardship work parties, which are usually held every other Tuesday.
Contact the Door Peninsula office at (920) 743-8695. Our office is located at 242 Michigan St., Suite B103, Sturgeon Bay.
Madison Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer Receptionist Needed
Do you enjoy working with people and answering questions? If you live in the Madison area and are available for 2-3 hours over the noon hour, one or two days a week, we need you! We are looking for that peppy spirit, a wearer of many hats and a loyal Nature Conservancy supporter to act as our primary public contact at the front desk.
* Note: Because the volunteer receptionist will need careful training to learn how to handle the many different types of calls received, we are looking for a reliable individual who is willing to work on an ongoing basis; days are flexible.
If you’re interested in helping out or would like to learn more about this volunteer opportunity, please contact Maureen O'Brien, Office Assistant, at the Madison Office at (608) 316-6426. Our office is located at 633 W. Main St., Madison.
Mukwonago Watershed Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteering with the Mukwonago River Project promises to be an especially unique experience. The staff is interested in experimenting with new ways to manage the land in an effort to return it to its pre-settlement condition. This means that volunteers have the opportunity to be involved in brand new stewardship practices and actually influence the future of land management in the Mukwonago River Watershed.
Maintain tractor and other equipment such as chainsaws, brush cutters, blowers and lawn mower. We also need someone to sharpen tools, mow lawns, cut firebreaks, and maintain driveways.
Light Facility Maintenance
Put your skills to work on our buildings. Several of the buildings are in need of general maintenance such as painting, cleaning, light repair, plumbing and carpentry.
From time to time, we need assistance at our Mukwonago River watershed preserves removing invasive species, planting trees, etc. If you are interested in volunteering to help with land management, please contact our office in East Troy to be added to our email list for notification of land stewardship work parties.
If you are enthusiastic about making a difference in your world, check out the volunteer opportunities listed above and call (262) 642-7276 to speak with someone at the East Troy office about becoming involved. Our office is located at N8957 Pickerel Jay Rd., East Troy.