The Lake Cunningham Native Garden, 2305 S. White Rd, San Jose, welcomes volunteers to help with invasive plant removal, mulching, planting, and watering. Workdays are Saturdays 9am to 12noon. Suitable for all who enjoy being outdoors with a view of the lake, the garden, and wildlife. High school groups or individuals looking for community service volunteer hours are welcome. Biology students may gather information for a class project on the environment, native plants, pollinators, and natural habitats.
Volunteers are welcome by prior appointment. To volunteer, respond to this listing via the "I want to help!" button above. Please specify which date(s) you wish to come, and if a group, how many people in your group. Available workdays published at http://lakecunninghamnativegarden.org/calendar/; any Saturday that is not already reserved is available for reservation.
Waiver forms: http://lakecunninghamnativegarden.org/forms
To join our mailing list: https://lakecunninghamnativegarden.org/join-our-mailing-list
Mission Statement: The California Native Garden project aims to control invasive plants in a 1.5-acre area and beautify it with California native wildflowers, perennials, shrubs, and trees; to provide summer shade through native tree planting; to encourage community participation and ownership; to create a sustainable, low-maintenance landscape; to enhance nature-based recreation; to create habitat for birds and wildlife.
- Environmental Education
- Habitat Restoration
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 14
- 3 hours/workday
- Must sign waiver form. Prior mulching or gardening experience not required; training is provided.