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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 129 people are interested

Help endangered ecosystems. Volunteer with Fermilab Natural Areas!

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ORGANIZATION: Fermilab Natural Areas

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 129 people are interested

Join us for a habitat restoration workday on Mondays from 1-3 pm.

Tools and instruction are always provided. We also provide personal protective equipment, but for your protection, please wear long pants and closed toe shoes. The workday may be cancelled due to holidays or bad weather.

Check out our website fermilabnaturalareas.com. If you are interested in volunteering, email us at fermilabnaturalareas@gmail.com.

Fermilab Natural Areas has other opportunities available throughout the year.

  • Native seed collector
  • Rare plant monitor
  • Wildlife survey assistant
  • Weekly or monthly habitat volunteer
  • Grant writing assistant
  • Turtle, dragonfly, or frog monitor
  • Stewardship program - Love prairies, savannas, sedge meadows and marshes? You can adopt-a-spot and work with Fermilab’s restoration ecologist in the management of that site.

More opportunities with Fermilab Natural Areas

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Fermilab Natural Areas


Pine and Kirk Street, Batavia, IL 60510, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Fermilab Natural Areas is to restore, manage, and conserve Fermilab's natural areas in support of our science mission, and to encourage Fermilab's neighbors to experience and enjoy Fermilab's natural beauty.


Our volunteers cut invasive species in the woodlands in winter/spring, and work in the prairies in summer/fall. We have public workdays every Monday afternoon from 1-3. Everybody is welcome, no experience necessary. To get further details, email us at fermilabnaturalareasgmail.com or check out our website.




We'll work with your schedule.


FermilabKirk Road and Pine streetBatavia, IL 60510



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Botany


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • None
  • As of May 3, 2023, a Real ID Driver's license or a passport is required to enter Fermilab. Waivers are required for children under the age of 18.

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