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Please note: Criminal record checks are to be conducted on all applicants over the age of 16 before enrolling in our volunteer program. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 21 years old. Volunteers working in the Therapeutic Recreation Division must be at least 18 years old.
Meet the staff at McDowell Nature Center to connect with people and nature, all while making a positive difference in the community by removing invasive plant species! Come prepared to cut down small shrubs with provided hand tools.
Dates: Saturdays –
You must register for Weed Warriors at this link:
Park and Recreation Volunteers: Weed Warriors at McDowell Nature Preserve
Questions? Contact Ariel.Lowery@MeckNC.gov
McDowell Nature Center/Preserve
Sign up today to help keep your favorite Park or Greenway clean and healthy by picking up trash! A great way to spend an hour at lunchtime on Tuesdays, 11:00am-12:00, getting outdoors and helping in your community. REGISTER AT THIS LINK: (TO BE ANNOUNCED)
DATES: Every Tuesday beginning February 16, 2021!
- Registration is limited to 20 Volunteers per date – EVERY VOLUNTEER MUST PRE-REGISTER!
- Volunteers should plan to bring their own work gloves, face coverings and water supply – All current distancing and health directives will be followed.
- An email will be sent to all Volunteers the day before the cleanup date, with details about parking, what to bring, what to wear, etc. *Cleanup/Parking locations subject to change!
- Volunteers should be at least 10 years old; anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult who is at least 21 years old. If you have questions, or if you have a group who would like to help on a different day/time, please contact the Park & Recreation Volunteer Coordinator at Karen.Howard@MeckNC.gov .
Various Parks, Greenways and Nature Preserves throughout Mecklenburg County!
County services are operating at a limited capacity. Questions about COVID-19? Call Public Health Hotline: 980-314-9400