A vernal pool at the Lucia S. Nash Preserve with skunk cabbage in the spring.
Ohio Vernal Pool A vernal pool at the Lucia S. Nash Preserve with skunk cabbage in the spring. © Terry Seidel/TNC

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Lucia S. Nash Preserve - Invasives Removal


Project: Invasive reed canary grass and garlic mustard removal with herbicide application

Join us for a TNC volunteer day of learning about, identifying and treating invasive plants!  Fight agressive invasives in some of Northeast Ohio's most unique ecosystems.  Help native plants and animals thrive in our beautiful and unique Lucia S. Nash Preserve.

Sign up:  To sign up for a project, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Angela Burke at angela.burke@tnc.org or 614-339-8114 and indicate the project location and date you would like to attend.  Once you are signed up for a project you will be connected with regional staff and/or leadership volunteers who will provide you with all necessary details the week prior to the project date.

You must sign up before getting more information on the project such as the meeting location and where to park.

Can't make it to any of these dates?  We also have some opportunities to volunteer on your own time in northeast Ohio.  Contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more information - angela.burke@tnc.org

  • Nature Center staff volunteer at The Dr. James K. Bissell Nature Center. Year round, Flexible schedule
  • Regular preserve stewards to remove invasive plants. Year round, Flexible schedule.
  • Demonstration Garden maintenance. Weekly, March-November, Flexible schedule.
  • Community outreach at local preserves or special events. Flexible schedule.

Volunteering is rewarding and meaningful.

Our organization could not do all that we do without our group of dedicated volunteers. Join us to learn more about our work and help us protect the lands and waters of Ohio. You'll learn some things that you can do at home, too.