The Society for Ecological Restoration UW offers a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the school year! If you are interested in gaining hands on experience working with vegetation or if you need extra credits for a UW class, this is the page for you. You do not need ANY restoration experience in order to volunteer with us! Simply register for the event ahead of time at the associated links and bring working clothes that you can get dirty.
The Union Bay Natural Area Ranger, Victoria Fox, also hosts work parties throughout the quarter. Common activities for volunteers in the Union Bay Natural Area include outdoor work, removing invasive species of plants, weeding, planting trees and other plants, and digging. You can contact Victoria at email@example.com. Register for UBNA work parties using this link: https://forms.gle/GSGyFrb1zqoqD3h5A
Students managing restoration sites on campus frequently host work parties throughout the quarter. Common activities for volunteers working on student sites on campus include outdoor work, removing invasive species of plants, installing trails, benches, or signs, planting trees and other plants, recording species of plants or wildlife on the site, and other miscellaneous tasks. Check the calendar for posted volunteer opportunities or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about students who are in charge of restoration sites on campus!
The SER-UW Nursery hosts work parties on Fridays from 11:00 to 2:00. Common activities for volunteers at the nursery include greenhouse maintenance, watering plants, planting seeds, putting plants into bigger pots, weeding, and other simple plant maintenance activities. You can ask the Nursery Manager questions at the email@example.com. Register for nursery work parties using this link: https://forms.gle/pysUACqgF8iNs3Rp6
Visit the Events Calendar for upcoming work parties and events!