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ORGANIZATION: Grassy Waters Preserve

  • 44 people are interested
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Enjoy gardening, or would you like to learn more about native plants? Use your time, energy and talent to help our demonstration gardens grow and flourish. A strong interest in Florida native plants, and conservation issues are very helpful. Having a green thumb is not a prerequisite!

Duties include:

  • Learning about Florida native plants in our Butterfly and Demonstration gardens.
  • Cleanup/trim/weed in our native gardens, seed collection, propagation, potting, etc.
  • Volunteers must be able to work in the heat, to bend, squat, dig, chop, and lift 20 lbs.
  • Volunteers must give a minimum of two 2-3 hour volunteer shifts per month.

We depend on volunteers to keep our demonstrations gardens in shape- join our team!

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About Grassy Waters Preserve

Location:

8264 Northlake Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33412, US

Mission Statement

Grassy Waters Preserve Mission: Encouraging water conservation through enjoyable, nature-based education and creative activities for all ages.

Description

Grassy Waters Preserve offers unique educational and guided recreational opportunities on the edge of a 20+ square mile wetlands resource. The Preserve includes Nature Center Pavilions, boardwalk trails, hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, educational programs and more! Apoxee Urban Wilderness Park is located on the Southeast corner of Grassy Waters Preserve.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Community, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8264 Northlake Blvd.West Palm Beach, FL 33412

(26.809,-80.16957)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Environmental Education
  • Horticulture

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekly 2-3 hour shift preferred, minimum 2x monthly
  • Volunteer application and background check required

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