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Trails and Ground Maintenance Volunteer

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Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center

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

The Trails and Grounds Maintenance Volunteer will be responsible for upkeep of gardens, hiking trails, manual removal of invasive plant species, plantings and other projects related to the ecological features of the Dora Kelley Nature Park and Buddie Ford Nature Center grounds. Work is usually independent. All tools are provided.

One-time group projects can be arranged by contacting the Nature Center.

Nature Center Website: https://www.alexandriava.gov/NatureCenter

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About Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center


5750 Sanger Ave, Alexandria, VA 22311, US

Mission Statement

To provide quality nature-based interpretive programs and services for City of Alexandria residents and aid in the management, conservation, and protection of Alexandria’s natural resources through informative recommendations and conservation projects.


The Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center offers a variety of nature-based interpretive programs and services for City residents. Programming is conducted on a citywide basis by a small staff of professionally trained Naturalists. The Nature Center also contains interpretive exhibits on the natural history of the local area, with a focus on Dora Kelley Nature Park.



We'll work with your schedule.


5750 Sanger AvenueAlexandria, VA 22311



  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Project Management
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture


  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16

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