Build a Boardwalk!


Cause Areas


Thu Jan 12, 2017 08:00 AM - Thu Feb 09, 2017 04:00 PM


Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge73 Weir Hill RoadSudbury, MA 01776


Are you handy with a hammer, saw, and measuring tape? Do you like to build things, work with wood, and see progress? We are looking for volunteers to help us build a boardwalk and extend an accessible trail through the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury.

We have full- and half-day shifts available on the dates below, starting at 8:00 a.m. through early February (or as long as the weather cooperates).

Sunday -- January 15, 22, 29 and February 5

Thursday -- January 12, 19, 26 and February 9

Invite a group of friends or colleagues to come along. This is a perfect opportunity for corporate team building and scout projects (age 16 and up). We can have groups of up to 10 people, but smaller groups are welcome as well.

Additional Comments

Bring water, snacks and/or lunch, wear closed-toe shoes, and dress for the weather (e.g., cold temperatures and possible rain/snow showers).

We'll provide tools, gloves, and building materials.


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Carpentry

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • 8:00 - noon OR 8:00 - 4:00; one day or ongoing
  • This is physical work. Need to be able to lift up to 30 lbs. & walk on uneven terrain.

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