Plant Nursery Group

The Plant Nursery Group helps with the propagation and maintenance of plants. Volunteers water, weed and mulch newly planted trees and other projects as assigned.

 

This is a great opportunity to learn about California native plants, nursery practices and habitat restoration from other River Park volunteers, staff and consultants. 

Responsibilities:

- Attend Plant Nursery Group. The group meets on Wednesday mornings, 8-10am.

- Plant trees and shrubs, water and weed existing plantings, make simple repairs on irrigation systems, and do trail maintenance.

- Report problems with plants or with irrigations systems to staff.

- Please wear work shoes and clothes. Hats and sunblock are recommended. Must bring at least 32 oz of drinking water.

- Attend occasional meetings and training sessions.

- Tools provided.

 

Requirements:

- Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions and and along natural terrain

- Ability to carry and use basic hand tools.

- Willingness to learn about California native plants and distinguish between native plants and invasives.

- Ability to communicate with staff about problems.

 

For more information or to volunteer, contact Alisha Curtin.