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Trail Upkeep Volunteer

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Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

  • 35 people are interested

At the Refuge we strive to keep the trails up to high standards so everyone feels welcome and comfortable hiking on them. This volunteer position performs all aspects of trail maintenance and construction. Examples of work include mowing grass, clearing brush and fallen logs from trail corridors, trimming overhanging brush, picking up litter, and constructing new segments of trail. This position will be set up with access to a shed with tools and equipment for increased flexibility. Volunteers may work alone or in small groups. Minors must be accompanied by a guardian.

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About Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge


5437 West Jefferson Ave., Trenton, MI 48183, US

Mission Statement

"The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's mission is, working with others, to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people."


The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is located along the lower Detroit River and western shoreline of Lake Erie, just 20 miles south of Detroit and 50 miles north of Toledo, Ohio. Situated in a major metropolitan area, the refuge’s location is truly unique.

Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


5437 West Jefferson AvenueTrentonTrenton, MI 48183



  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week

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