We need your help!

Little River Wetlands Project restores and protects natural areas for the benefit of people and wildlife, and offers free nature programs for the community--but we can't do all this alone.

If you would like more information please contact our office at: (260)478-2515 or info@lrwp.org

Volunteer Applications can be filled out online: Apply Here

 

 

Earn a Wetland Badge

Did you know you can earn a colorful wetland badge to show your support for LRWP and encourage others to get involved with wetlands? All you have to do is attend 10 hours of LRWP’s free wetland education programming and volunteer for 15 hours with LRWP—at your own pace. The badge cost is $5. For more information or to sign up, click here.

How You Can Help

   Photo Documentation of Properties:
Do you like to get outside and photograph? We could use someone to document our properties and events for our website, newsletters, etc. Photos must be in digital form and submitted via email attachment.

   Trail Guides:
Would you be interested in training as a trail guide and lead groups at our properties?

   Water Testing:
All levels of expertise welcome to join quarterly chemical testing and biological assessments.

   Plant and Animal Experts:
Help inventory flora and fauna on our properties.

   Handy Persons:
Are you handy with tools? Can you fix things? How about tractors? We could use your expertise.

   Computer Tech:
Are you good with computer hardware? Or proficient with multiple computer programs?

   Office Help:
Would you like to help in our office with filing, organization, word processing, and/or database?

   Monthly Brochure Placement:
Keep a stock of LRWP’s brochures at local stores and organizations.

   Property Stewardship:
We have many ways you can help us with the maintenance and restoration of our properties.

   Removal of Invasive Species:
Rid our properties of unwanted invasives to make way for newly planted species.

   Planting:
Join us for seed scattering and tree plantings.

   Mowing Crew:
Get trained to drive the mower and be part of a team that will assist with a regular mowing schedule.

   Nest Boxes:
Monitor, tag, move, and maintain bluebird and wood duck boxes.

   Trail Maintenance:
Help develop new trails and keep existing trails in tip-top shape.

   Trash Clean Up at Preserves:
Trash clean-up is always appreciated.

 

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Fellowship with like-minded people
  • Exercise for the mind, body, and soul
  • Special training and skills
  • Invitation to special events not open to the public
  • An insiders' perspective on LRWP
  • Annual appreciation event
  • Knowing that you are helping restore much needed habitat

Volunteers on hike

Volunteer

Cancellations

Please Note: All programs are cancelled if Southwest Allen County Schools close due to inclement weather. Our hikes are cancelled if the wind chill is 10 °F or colder.