Habitat Restoration Monday at Oakland Nature Preserve


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


747 Machete TrailOakland, FL 34760
Jackie showing off a newly planted Longleaf Pine tree


Every Monday morning at 7:45 am a group of volunteers gets together at Oakland Nature Preserve to work on various habitat restoration projects. These projects are led by Jackie Rolly, a Florida Master Naturalist. It is an opportunity to help Oakland Nature Preserve while learning about Florida's native and invasive plant species.

All of our habitat restoration at the Preserve is done by volunteers, with more than 5,000 hours of service completed per year here! Through volunteer effort, Oakland Nature Preserve has increased its native plant population, providing vital habitat for gopher tortoises, bobcats, and various bird species.

By volunteering with Oakland Nature Preserve, not only will you enjoy a day outdoors, but you become part of our awesome volunteer restoration legacy!

We also sign off on any community service hours.

Volunteers should wear close-toed shoes, and long-pants are preferable. Bring a reusable water bottle and work gloves.

If you are interested in this or other volunteer opportunities, contact Emily Haft at outreach@oaklandnaturepreserve.org for more information.


  • Woodworking
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Environmental Science
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Gardening

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • Monday mornings 7:45am-12:00pm

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