Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Don't forget to sign up as a Pickering Creek Volunteer, so you can recieve volunteer opportunity notifications, log your hours and and keep in touch! Click here to log on!  For all volunteer events listed below, please call Samantha at 410-822-4903 to let her know you are planning on helping out.

Painting Prep and Picnic at Pickering Volunteer Event Thursday, July 20, 2017 4:00pm – 7:00pm

We’ve got many buildings to take care of at the farm, so put on your painting clothes and come out to Pickering Creek Audubon Center after work this evening for our Paint Party prep day and potluck picnic 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Bring your skills, willing hands, and a dish to share. Call Samantha at 410-822-4903, spitts@audubon.org to sign up.


Pickering Paint Party Volunteer Event Saturday, July 22, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm

We'll spend a morning tackling a variety of important painting projects around the farm at Pickering Creek Audubon Center including the people mover, garden shed, and more. Many paint brushes make light work! Call Samantha at 410-822-4903, spitts@audubon.org to sign up.


Monarch Tagging Wednesdays, September 13 and 20, 2017 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Join Pickering Creek Audubon Center naturalists for Monarch butterfly tagging on two dates in September. Witness the incredible migration of the monarch while exploring the trails on the 410-acre wildlife sanctuary. Participate in the University of Kansas’s widespread Monarch Watch tagging program and learn how to protect monarch habitat in your backyard or community! Register by calling 410-822-4903.


Bird Monitoring at Pickering Creek Do you enjoy watching birds? You are invited to participate in two ongoing volunteer Bird monitoring programs at Pickering Creek. Volunteers of all abilities are welcome. Third Monday each month, 8:00-10:00 am

Join an experienced birder on the 3rd Monday of each month from 8-10am for e-Bird monitoring along the Center’s trails.

Wednesdays and Thursdays, November 16-April 7
Enjoy watching and recording bird sightings from the comfort of the office on Wednesdays and Thursdays for project Feederwatch starting on November16.

ONGOING VOLUNTEER NEEDS AT THE CENTER

Call 410-822-4903 for additional project details and registration.