GET INVOLVED

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Fish Count Volunteers

  2. Trail Work Volunteers

  3. Preserve Stewards

  4. Wildlife Initiative Volunteers

  5. Outreach Volunteers

  6. Office Volunteers

  7. Fund Development Committee

See details for each volunteer opportunity below

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1. Fish Count Volunteers

The University of Souuthern Maine will once again be organizing a volunteer count of the alewives as they migrate from the ocean up Mill Brook to Highland Lake. You can sign up to help here or contact Ben Libby at intern@prlt.org for more information.

2. Trail Work Volunteers

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We have a lot of exciting projects happening on our preserves this field season. We are creating trails, building kiosks, posting new signage, and performing trail maintenance throughout the region. Our dedicated volunteer preserve stewards are spearheading these efforts, and they would love to have your help. You can volunteer on your own or with a small group, whatever fits your interest and schedule. For trail work, sign up to volunteer here

3. Preserve Stewards

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We are looking for new volunteer Stewards for our Preserves. Volunteer Stewards check for problems and perform basic maintenance. This is a great way to learn new trails and really get to know one of the Preserves. It is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for people who want to help outside on their own schedule. Click here to sign-up.

 

4. Wildlife Initiative Volunteers

In the 2019 field season we will begin several projects to improve wildlife habitat at public access preserves. Projects will include removal of invasive Japanese knotweed from floodplains, making and posting wooden boxes for little brown bats, planting pollinator gardens in meadows, and planting trees along riverbanks.

Please fill out our volunteer form if you are interested in becoming a Wildlife Initiative Volunteer. Sign up to Volunteer.

5. Outreach Volunteers

We are continually expanding our outreach events. In addition to the monthly events, we have begun hosting seasonal family-friendly events this year. Volunteers can help us with set-up, check-in, taking photos, and general outreach support. 

Please fill out our volunteer form if you are interested in becoming an Outreach Volunteer. Sign up to Volunteer.

6. Office Volunteers
Volunteer to help with mailings one or two times per year. Click here to sign-up.

 

7. Fund Development Committee
Do you have fundraising experience or interest in helping to strategically assess how to grow the organization through expanding community support for the Land Trust? If so, please contact Executive Director, Rachelle Curran Apse, to learn more at rachelle@prlt.org or 839-4633.


By volunteering you will help the Presumpscot Regional Land Trust conserve, steward, and provide public access to local lands and clean water for current and future generations to enjoy. Please contact Toby Jacobs, Stewardship and Outreach Manager at toby@prlt.org with any additional questions. Click here to become a member or make a donation.