A big place with a huge vision needs many hands and feet to be successful.
If you have time and skills to contribute, give us a call and we’ll match your gifts with our needs.

Volunteer Events:

Prairie Seed Challenge
Sign up to be on our seed collection email list and we will send you opportunities for helping us collect rare, native seed. The volunteer with the most seed collecting hours by Labor Day wins a prize.
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Ongoing Volunteer Needs:

Administration, promotions and marketing, help with mailings, etc.

Help host a booth at community events.  We will train you. 
Usually occures on weekends with a 2-4 hour shift.

There is much to photograph or video on our site including prairie, forest, buildings, educational events, workshops, restoration work and much more!  We can add you to our photographer's calendar so you can receive timely information on events.  For the wildlife, come any time!

Plenty of work goes into the enhancement and expansion of native prairie and forest.  Throughout the year one or more of the following activities are available for your involvement and education:

  • native plant seed collection
  • seed cleaning
  • nursery bed planting and maintenance
  • greenhouse/shadehouse management

Are you a Mr. or Mrs. Fixit?  With over 35 buildings on site, there is plenty of work in maintenance and repair.



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