Volunteer Opportunities

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

For all opportunities, register with Shannon at 215-345-7020 ext. 104 or sfredebaugh@heritageconservancy.org.

Conservation Steward Summer Internships
We are searching for conservation steward interns to assist Heritage Conservancy with maintenance and management of our preserved properties throughout Bucks County and gain experience at a nationally accredited land trust. Click HERE for the full internship description and how to apply.

Alliance for Watershed Education (AWE) Summer Fellowship
The Delaware River Watershed Fellows will serve as ambassadors for AWE, Heritage Conservancy and the Delaware River watershed by engaging our watershed community, emphasizing the importance of watershed stewardship and helping Heritage Conservancy reach and engage new and underserved audiences. Click HERE for the full fellowship description and how to apply.

 

Cleanup at Croydon Woods Nature Preserve
Help us get Croydon Woods tidied up for the spring. We’ll work on removing any trash that has settled in after the winter and we’ll clear up some lawn debris that has been dumped at the edge of the property.
When: Tuesday, April 17th (rain date April 24th) from about 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Croydon Woods Nature Preserve, Approximate address – 1900 Summit Ave., Croydon, PA 19021

Hart’s Woods Preserve Tree Planting
Help us to plant 100 trees and shrubs at our Hart’s Woods Preserve in Doylestown to improve the riparian buffer and stabilize the banks along the tributary of the Neshaminy Creek. We’ll build cages to help protect the trees from local deer.
When: Thursday, April 26th, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Hart’s Woods Nature Preserve (map and directions available)

Earth Day in May Event
We are seeking volunteers to help greet guests, talk about nature, park cars, and photograph the event. This is a family-friendly free community event where people can connect with nature, learn about how to help the environment, and have fun! When: Saturday, May 5th (rain or shine) from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Croydon Woods Nature Preserve, Croydon, PA

Jackson Pond Tree Planting
Help us to plant a native hedge row near the new pollinator meadow at our Jackson Pond Preserve in Buckingham. This will improve the habitat and enhance habitat corridors for wildlife movement.
When: Thursday, May 17th (rain date May 24th) from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Jackson Pond Preserve (map and directions available)

Visit our Calendar of Events for more ways to get involved and make a difference.

For more information or to sign up, please contact Shannon Fredebaugh at sfredebaugh@heritageconservancy.org or 215-345-7020 ext. 104.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Property Monitoring
Come spend some time in nature and learn while assisting our monitoring program! We have over 400 properties to monitor a year, so there are plenty of opportunities to explore Bucks County! As a volunteer in this program, you will assist a Heritage Conservancy staff member with monitoring the property; which will include taking notes regarding the inventory of specimen trees and plants, photo locations, and potential issues with the parcel. While you are out, you will learn
something too!
Volunteers must be:
– Able to walk on uneven terrain
– Comfortable traversing through woods off trail
– Willing to work in varied weather conditions
When: Weekdays between 9:00AM and 5:00PM from March through October


Fridays in the Forest – Property Stewardship Days 

Join our conservation staff to work on stewardship projects on our preserved properties. Projects may include invasive species removal, trail clearing, posting boundary signs, picking up trash and other property work. Make sure you have your own gloves and eye and ear protection.
When: Every Friday (weather dependent and no holidays) from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Varied Properties and Projects

If interested in any of these opportunities, please contact Shannon Fredebaugh at sfredebaugh@heritageconservancy.org or 215-345-7020 ext. 104.

 

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